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. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION How Lovely Is the Silence of Growing Things—Evan Dicken The Three-tongued Mummy—E. Catherine Tobler... [click here for more]
Akuba is a low-level hacker for the city's wealthy, making just enough to keep her bills paid and her booze flowing. Her job is to scrub the social feeds for faces who don't want to be seen, hanging out at parties to guard the elite from errant social media statuses and incriminating photo posts. Not the most glamorous job, but she’s getting by.
When an old debt comes due early, suddenly she... [click here for more]
The city of Porto Remina, North American west coast, a couple of decades from now. Hardcore detective Mike Shark investigates the murder of a female chemist. But as the mystery takes him deeper into the shady undertakings of huge mega-corporations, Shark finds himself in a fight to survive. A sci-fi noir detective series of short fiction, featuring action-packed crime stories and suspenseful... [click here for more]
Nelson is a scavenger on the 2038 São Paulo and he has to struggle to find safety for his family during a christombie epidemic. On his way he will learn the truth about Christianity and this christombie invasion and he will find himself entangled on a journey of cosmic proportions that can lead to irreversible and unimaginable consequences to the entire Multiverse. The terrible and astonishing... [click here for more]
The sun's intense draw lures out all the people of the world, while agoraphobic Chava Logan hunkers down inside her San Francisco apartment in terror. Slowly, more and more people succumb to the allure of the sun. The Sun Pandemic is a global phenomenon that no one seems to understand or be able to fight. Alone in her apartment, Chava struggles against this unknown force. Can her neurotic behaviors... [click here for more]