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Apex Magazine Podcast

Apex Magazine
80 episodes
A monthly podcast of fiction from the Hugo award-nominated Apex Magazine

Disclaimer: the content and artwork of this podcast are the property of its owner and are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Audiotrails.

The Life & Death of Mia Fremont: An Interview with a Killer

"The Life & Death of Mia Fremont: An Interview with a Killer," published in Apex Magazine, issue 123, May 2021. Read it here: https://apex-magazine.com/ A. K. Hudson lives in the Pacific Northwest where she works for a video game developer by day and writes speculative fiction by night. Her …

If Those Ragged Feet Won't Run

"If Those Ragged Feet Won't Run," published in Apex Magazine, issue 122, March 2021. Read it here. https://apex-magazine.com/ Annie Neugebauer is a novelist, blogger, nationally award-winning poet, and two-time Bram Stoker Award-nominated short story author with work appearing in more than a …

The Amazing Exploding Women of the Early Twentieth Century

"The Amazing Exploding Women of the Early Twentieth Century," published in Apex Magazine, issue 122, February 2021. Read it here. https://apex-magazine.com/ A.C. Wise’s fiction has appeared in publications such as Apex, Uncanny, Clarkesworld, and multiple Year’s Best anthologies. Her work ha…

Mr. Death

"Mr. Death" — published in Apex Magazine, issue 121, January 2021. Read it here: https://apex-magazine.com/mr-death/ Please note that this episode contains references to child death. A former academic and adjunct, Alix E. Harrow is now a full-time writer living in Kentucky with her husband…

Root Rot

"Root Rot" -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 121, January 2021. Please note that this episode contains references to substance use disorder and alcohol use. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com Fargo Tbakhi (he/him) is a queer Palestinian-American performance artist. He is the win…

Apex Magazine - Editor Q&A #1

The Apex Magazine Kickstarter continues until August 19! In this Q&A session, Andrea Johnson leads Apex editorial team Jason Sizemore, Lesley Connor, Maurice Broaddus, and Shana DuBois through a wide array of topics and listener questions - from the slush pile, to the fiction they love, to plans…

Announcement: Apex Magazine Kickstarter!

This is a special announcement: the Kickstarter for Apex Magazine's relaunch is LIVE! This campaign will run July 20th-August 18th with a funding goal of $7,500. If funded issue 121 will come out January 2021, along with a new episode of the podcast.   Some of the rewards available include bundles…

N-Coin

"N-Coin," by Tobias S. Buckell -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 120, May 2019. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com Tobias S. Buckell is a New York Times Bestselling author born in the Caribbean. He grew up in Grenada and spent time in the British and US Virgin Islands, which influ…

Professor Strong and the Brass Boys

"Professor Strong and the Brass Boys," by Amal Singh -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 119, April 2019. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com Amal Singh is a professional screenwriter currently living in Mumbai, India. His web-shows are on YouTube, while his fiction has appeared in …

Curse Like a Savior

NB: THIS EPISODE CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE. "Curse Like a Savior," by Russell Nichols -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 118, March 2019. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com Russell Nichols is a speculative fiction writer and endangered journalist. Raised in Richmond, California,…

Cold Iron Comfort

"Cold Iron Comfort," by Hayley Stone -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 117, February 2019. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com . Hayley Stone is a writer, editor, and poet from California. She is best known for her adult sci-fi novel, Machinations , which was chosen as one of Amaz…

The Pulse of Memory

"The Pulse of Memory," by Beth Dawkins -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 116, January 2019. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com . Beth Dawkins grew up on front porches, fighting imaginary monsters with sticks, and building castles out of square hay bales. She currently lives in No…

Towards a New Lexicon of Augury

"Towards a New Lexicon of Augury," by Sabrina Vourvoulias -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 114, November 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com Sabrina Vourvoulias ( www.sabrinavourvoulias.com ) is an award-winning Latina journalist whose work has appeared at PRI’s The World ,…

On the Day You Spend Forever With Your Dog

"On the Day You Spend Forever With Your Dog," by Adam R. Shannon -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 115, December 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com . Adam R. Shannon is a career firefighter and paramedic, as well as a fiction writer, aspiring cook, and steadfast companion of…

With Lips Sewn Shut

"With Lips Sewn Shut," by Kristi DeMeester -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 113, October 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com . Kristi DeMeester is the author of  Beneath , a novel published by Word Horde Publications, and  Everything That’s Underneath , a short fiction colle…

Field Biology of the Wee Fairies

"Field Biology of the Wee Fairies," by Naomi Kritzer -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 112, September 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com. Naomi Kritzer is a speculative fiction writer and blogger. Her 2015 short story "Cat Pictures Please" was a Locus Award and Hugo Award wi…

PRISM

"PRISM," by Stefanie Elrick -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 111, August 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com Stefanie Elrick is a writer, artist and performer from Manchester, UK. As a performance artist she’s blood-lined love poetry onto her body during ‘Written in Skin’ w…

When You're Ready

"When You're Ready," by M. Ian Bell -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 110, July 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com M. Ian Bell lives in New Jersey, where he teaches English and math. He mentors adolescents during the school year and co-directs a boys' camp in New Hampshire i…

Suzie Q

"Suzie Q," by Jacqueline Carey -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 109, June 2018. CONTENT WARNING: graphic sexual situations and self-harm. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com New York Times bestseller Jacqueline Carey is the author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning K…

Cold Blue Sky

"Cold Blue Sky," by J.E. Bates -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 108, May 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com . J.E. Bates is a lifelong communicant of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other mind sugar and screen candy. He's lived in California, Finland, and many worlds …

Clap Your Hands

"Clap Your Hands," by Andrew F. Kooy -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 107, April 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com . Andrew F. Kooy is a full-time dad, a part-time instructor at Dillard University, a rookie in New Orleans' premiere all-male dance Krewe, and a member of the…

A Priest of Vast and Distant Places

"A Priest of Vast and Distant Places," by Cassandra Khaw -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 106, March 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com . Cassandra Khaw writes horror, video games, tweets for money, articles about video games, and tabletop RPGs. These are not necessarily un…

We Are New(s)

"We Are New(s)," by Bentley A. Reese -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 106, March 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com Bentley A. Reese is a Wisconsin-born writer who has always had a love for Science Fiction. He has been published in many magazines, such as Shimmer, Bourbon …

A Witch's Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies

"A Witch's Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies," by Alix E. Harrow -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 105, February 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com/ Alix E. Harrow is a part-time historian with a full-time desk job, a debilitating re-reading habit, …

The Heaven-Moving Way

"The Heaven-Moving Way," by Chi Hui (translated by Andy Dudak) -- published in  Apex Magazine,  issue 104, January 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com / Born in north-eastern China, Chi Hui was a member of the editorial team of Science Fiction World 科幻世界 from 2006 to 2010. Chi cur…

Origin Story

"Origin Story," by Ursula Vernon (writing as T. Kingfisher) -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 104, January 2018. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com/ Ursula Vernon is the winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Mythopoeic Awards. She has written a number of children’s books, short stories,…

Behind Her, Trailing Like Butterfly Wings

"Behind Her, Trailing Like Butterfly Wings," by Daniela Tomova -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 103, December 2017. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com/ Daniela Tomova was born in the ruins of countless civilizations and experienced first-hand yet another empire fall when she was …

An Unexpected Boon

"An Unexpected Boon," by S.B. Divya -- publihsed in Apex Magazine, issue 102, November 2017. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com/ S.B. Divya is a lover of science, math, fiction, and the Oxford comma. She enjoys subverting expectations and breaking stereotypes whenever she can. Her sh…

Penelope Waits

"Penelope Waits," by Dennis Danvers -- published in Apex Magazine issue 101, October 2017. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com/ Dennis Danvers has published eight novels, including NYT Notables Circuit of Heaven and The Watch, and Locus and Bram Stoker nominee Wilderness . His …

The Man in the Crimson Coat

"The Man in the Crimson Coat," by Andrea Tang -- published in Apex Magazine issue 100, September 2017. Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com/ Andrea Tang is a DC-based word scribbler and international affairs wonk who sometimes writes about geopolitical security and sometimes writes abo…