Apex Magazine has been an ezine since 2004. Founded by Jason Sizemore, his publication highlights short tales of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Apex presents a new and returning writer, and many stories are placed on the Hugo and Nebula ballets annually. Apex Magazine also has its own publication house. This year, new from the Apex Book Company is Apex Magazine 2021. Edited and curated by Jason Sizemore and Lesley Connor, this anthology features 48 entries that appeared in Apex Magazine from January to December 2021.
Apex Magazine 2021 as a book is a gripping collection of obscure and compelling short stories. The international cast of authors is equally diverse as their tales. Many of the writers are best-selling and prize-winning. Contributors include Katherine Crighton, Cassandra Khaw, Sam J. Miller, and A.C. Wise. Stories vary from grim to thought-provoking, humorous, and diverting. Lovers of fatalist dramas or fanciful narratives will find captivating stories. From a group of robots discussing their existence to a reaper questioning their job to a ghastly Christmas wish, Apex Magazine 2021 has a story for the more enigmatic readers