Apex Magazine Issue 42 (November 2012)

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.We are a 2012 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!Issue 42 features the following content.Table of ContentsFiction"Splinter" by Shira Lipkin"Sprig" by Alex Bledsoe"Erzulie Dantor" by...

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Apex Magazine Issue 39

I'm only reviewing the fiction here. Just FYI. Three stars for Waiting For Beauty, four stars for the other three stories, and we'll call this a 4-star review.Murdered Sleep, by Kat Howard. This almost made my best-of post. As with most of the other times I've said that, I'm not sure why it fell short. Perhaps partially because I'm not at all certain I understood it. I think I got it, but I could be mistaken. Anyway,...

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Apex Magazine Issue 30 (November 2011)

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.Fiction:"The Leavings of the Wolf" -- Elizabeth Bear"The Bread We Eat in Dreams" -- Catherynne M. Valente"This Creeping Thing" -- Robert ShearmanPoetry:"Lion Heart" -- Tim Pratt"Wight" -- Bryan Thao Worra"Swallowing the Moon" -- Bryan Thao...

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Apex Magazine Issue 37 (June 2012)

A 2012 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!The June 2012 issue of Apex Magazine contains the following great content:Short Fiction:"Winter Scheming" by Brit Mandelo"In the Dark" by Ian Nichols"Blocked" by Geoff RymanNonfiction:"Girl Meets House: Kitchen Sinks, Joanna Russ and the Female Gothic" by Tansy Rayner Roberts"An Interview with Geoff Ryman" by Maggie SlaterEditorial by Lynne M....

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Chicks Dig Time Lords

In Chicks Digs Time Lords, a host of award-winning female novelists, academics and actresses come together to celebrate the phenomenon that is Doctor Who, discuss their inventive involvement with the show's fandom and examine why they adore the series. These essays will delight male and female readers alike by delving into the extraordinary aspects of being a female Doctor Who enthusiast. Essays include Carole E. Barrowman discussing what it was...

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Apex Magazine Issue 46

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 the first Tuesday of every month.2012 Hugo Award nominee for Best SemiprozineTable of Contents:FICTION“Death Comes Sideways to the Mall” by William Alexander“Mermaid’s Hook” by Liz Argall“If You Were a Dinosaur, My...

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Special Collections 2.0

Based on surveys and firsthand research across the archivist's profession, "Special Collections 2.0: New Technologies for Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Archival Collections" offers essential advice and practical ideas for creating, collecting, and preserving born-digital materials for optimal long-term access--using the best of what the new Web has to offer."Special Collections 2.0" surveys the web's new options for interconnectivity and...

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Whedonistas!

In Whedonistas, a host of award-winning female writers and fans come together to celebrate the works of Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along Blog). By discussing the impact of Whedon's work, their involvement with his shows' fandoms and why they adore the worlds he's created, these essayists aim to misbehave in Whedon's rich, fantastical worlds. Essay topics include Sharon Shinn (Samaria...

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Chicks Dig Comics

In Chicks Dig Comics, editors Lynne M. Thomas (Hugo-Award-winning Chicks Dig Time Lords) and Sigrid Ellis bring together essays by award-winning writers and artists who celebrate the comics medium and its creators, and who examine the characters and series that they love. Gail Simone (Birds of Prey) and Carla Speed McNeil (Finder) describe how they entered the comics industry. Colleen Doran (A Distant Soil) reveals her superhero crush, while...

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Apex Magazine Issue 34 (March 2012)

I'm only reviewing the fiction here. Just FYI. Three stars for Copper, Iron, Blood And Love, four stars for the other two stories, and we'll call this a 4-star review.A Member Of The Wedding Of Heaven And Hell, by Richard Bowes. According to Mr. Bowes, the hosts of Heaven and Hell never leave their respective realms anymore. Instead, they recruit humans who show certain predispositions, imbue them with a measure of...

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