Cassilda’s Song is a collection of weird fiction and horror stories based on the King in Yellow Mythos created by Robert W. Chambers—entirely authored by women. There are no pretenders here. The Daughters of the Yellow Sign, each a titan of unmasked fire in their own right, have parted the curtains. From Hali’s deeps and Carcosa’s gloomy balconies and Styx-black towers, come... [click here for more]
EIGHTEEN WHISPERS TO THE DARKNESS
‘The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.’
So begins H. P. Lovecraft’s essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature,” arguably the most important analysis of horror ever written. Yet while hordes of writers have created works based on Lovecraft’s... [click here for more]
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This month we welcome guest editor Maurice Broaddus. EDITORIAL Not Here to Check Boxes—Maurice Broaddus FICTION Cut, Cut, Cut—Walter Mosley Aunt Dissy's Policy Dream... [click here for more]
Synopsis: White brings with it dreams of respect, of wealth, of simply being treated as a human being. It's the one thing Walter will never be. But what if he could play white, the way so many others seem to do? Would it bring him privilege or simply deny the pain? The title story in this collection asks those questions, and then moves on to challenge notions of race, privilege, personal choice,... [click here for more]
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field.
Kathryn Weaver (in her first professional sale!) comes to the pages of Apex with the story "The Doves of Hartleigh Gardens." Anaea Lay takes us on a tour of great cities and exposes how fragile they can be in "Your Cities."... [click here for more]