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

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

    N-Coin

    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 influence much of his work. His novels and over 50 stories have been translated into 18 different languages. His work has been nominated for awards like the Hugo, Nebula, Prometheus, and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Science Fiction Author. 
    He currently lives in Bluffton, Ohio with his wife, twin daughters, and a pair of dogs. He can be found online at www.TobiasBuckell.com.
    This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "That's a Wrap," "Laser Groove," and "Voltaic," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. Some sounds in this podcast provided by the Free Sound Project. Find out more at www.freesound.org.
    Our narrator for this episode is Drew Mierzejewski. Drew holds a Masters in Acting from Northern Illinois University. He is a performer currently based out of Orlando where he wrangles velociraptors and explores the theme parks. He is a longtime roleplaying game enthusiast and Dungeons and Dragons gamemaster. He is co-creator of Warda which is an RPG actual play/audio drama/fiction podcast set in an original fantasy world he created with his wife, Aly Grauer. For more information, visit http://www.welcometowarda.com and follow Drew on Twitter @worldstoforge.
    Apex Magazine podcast, copyright Apex Publications.
    Apex Magazine is a monthly short fiction zine focused on dark science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Find us at http://www.apex-magazine.com.

    • 26 min
    Professor Strong and the Brass Boys

    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 Syntax & Salt, Truancy, Mithila Review, among others. He is constantly in search of meaning in life and drowns his sorrows in copious amounts of tea. 
    This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "Backbay Lounge," "Basement Floor," "Bicycle," "Covert Affair," "Dances and Dames," "Egmont Overture Finale," "I Knew a Guy," "Pure Attitude," "Smoother Move," "Too Cool," and "Waltz, Tchaikovsky Op. 40," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at www.incompetech.com. This podcast also includes "E Pari Ra," "The Turtle Dove," and Thomas Tallis's "O Nata Lux," all within the public domain and performed by KT Bryski. Other music created and performed by KT Bryski. Some sounds in this podcast provided by the Free Sound Project. Find out more at www.freesound.org.
    Our narrator for this episode is Dave Robison. Dave is a passionate Literary and Vocal Alchemist (and unrepentant nerd) whose creative ADHD prompts him to pursue a wide range of projects. He’s narrated dozens of stories for audio fiction podcasts, brainstormed hundreds of story ideas with some of the stellar luminaries of the literary firmament, designed board games, and created software platforms. If it celebrates the storyteller’s craft in some way, shape, or form, Dave has either done it, is doing it, or will do it. Dave is also the creator of ARCHIVOS, a new web-based story development tool for storytellers. Check it out at https://archivos.digital
    Apex Magazine podcast, copyright Apex Publications.
    Apex Magazine is a monthly short fiction zine focused on dark science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Find us at http://www.apex-magazine.com.

    • 43 min
    Curse Like a Savior

    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, he sold all his stuff in 2011 and now lives out of a backpack with his wife, vagabonding around the world. Find his work in Fiyah, Apex Magazine, Fireside Fiction, Strange Horizons, Nightmare Magazine's POC Destroy Horror special issue and others. Look for him at russellnichols.com.
    This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "On the Ground," "Arcadia," and "Angel Share," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at www.incompetech.com.
    Our narrator for this episode is Dominick Rabrun. Dominick Rabrun was born in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives near Washington, DC. At an early age he discovered his love of cartoons, computers, books, comics, and video games. This led to an exploration of experimental and artistically expressive artwork as an adult. Dom fully embraces the syncretic nature of his art, which is powered by a complex and unique mixture of influences and mediums. He can be seen and heard weekly on Dom’s Sketch Cast, a show that blends interviews, animations, and experimental video art.
    Apex Magazine podcast, copyright Apex Publications.
    Apex Magazine is a monthly short fiction zine focused on dark science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Find us at http://www.apex-magazine.com.

    • 29 min
    Cold Iron Comfort

    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 Amazon’s Best Sci-fi & Fantasy Books for 2016. Her short fiction has appeared in Fireside Fiction, Escape Pod, Flash Fiction Online, and various anthologies, while her speculative poetry is widely available online. Hayley loves to hear from readers and writers. Find her at www.hnstoneauthor.com and on Twitter @hayley_stone.
    This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "Mirage" "Dreamlike," and "Ice Demon," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at www.incompetech.com. Other sounds in this podcast provided by KT Bryski.
    Our narrator for this episode is Charity Rodriguez. Charity is a teacher by day and voiceover artist by night. As a voiceover artist she has a passion for telling and sharing stories with people of all ages. While her first love is fantasy, she is fascinated by stories of people from every walk and way of life and sees every day as an opportunity to explore the world around her.
    Apex Magazine podcast, copyright Apex Publications.
    Apex Magazine is a monthly short fiction zine focused on dark science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Find us at http://www.apex-magazine.com.

    • 47 min
    The Pulse of Memory

    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 Northeast Georgia with her husband and two dogs. She can be found on Twitter @BethDawkins. 
    This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "Almost in F," "Mind Scrape," "Tenebrous Borthers Carnival: Mermaid," and "Water Prelude," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at www.incompetech.com.This podcast also included "Caro Mio Ben," a piece in the public domain performed by KT Bryski. 
    Our narrator for this episode is Drew Mierzejewski. Drew holds a Masters in Acting from Northern Illinois University. He is a performer currently based out of Orlando where he wrangles velociraptors and explores the theme parks. He is a longtime roleplaying game enthusiast and Dungeons and Dragons gamemaster. He is co-creator of Warda which is an RPG actual play/audio drama/fiction podcast set in an original fantasy world he created with his wife, Aly Grauer. For more information, visit http://www.welcometowarda.com and follow Drew on Twitter @worldstoforge.
    Apex Magazine podcast, copyright Apex Publications.
    Apex Magazine is a monthly short fiction zine focused on dark science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Find us at http://www.apex-magazine.com.

     

    • 40 min
    Towards a New Lexicon of Augury

    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, The Guardian US, Philly.com, and Philadelphia Magazine, among others. After years of adhering to AP style, and juggling the conventions of English- and Spanish-language journalism, she turned to speculative fiction. Her short fiction has appeared at Uncanny Magazine, Tor.com, Strange Horizons, GUD Magazine, Crossed Genres, and upcoming in Apex Magazine, as well as in numerous anthologies. She is also the author of Ink, a near-future, immigration-centered dystopia which draws on her memories of Guatemala's armed internal conflict and of the Latinx experience in the United States. It was named to Latinidad’s Best Books of 2012, and was reissued by Rosarium Publishing in September 2018. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, daughter, and a dog who believes she is the one ring to rule them all. Follow her on Twitter @followthelede and on Facebook @officialsabrinavourvoulias.
    This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "Anguish," "Reaching Out," "Soaring," and "Spring Thaw," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at www.incompetech.com.
    Our narrator for this episode is Sandra Espinoza. Sandra Espinoza is a New York born and raised voice actress trained at Edge Studios and Shut Up & Talk. Being Spanish bilingual with a background in English literature, she has always been fascinated with what people were saying and the broad palette of ways to say it. 
    After a childhood where video games were banned from the house, she’s 180’d so hard that she’s finally in them and never leaving. Some games Sandra’s voiced for include Heroes of Newerth, Marvel’s Avengers Academy and the critically acclaimed Wadjet Eye Games point-and-click adventure game Unavowed as Mandana. Get to know her at dustyoldroses.com and follow on Twitter and Facebook @dustyoldroses.
    Apex Magazine podcast, copyright Apex Publications.
    Apex Magazine is a monthly short fiction zine focused on dark science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Find us at http://www.apex-magazine.com.

    • 49 min

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