All submissions are via HeyPublisher ( electronic submission process ).
Editor: Catherynne M. Valente, Fiction/Poetry Editor
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We do not want hackneyed, cliched plots or neat, tidy stories that take no risks. We do not want Idea Stories without character development or prose style, nor do we want derivative fantasy with Tolkien’s serial numbers filed off.
What we want is sheer, unvarnished awesomeness. We want the stories it scared you to write. We want stories full of marrow and passion, stories that are twisted, strange, and beautiful. We want science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mash-ups of all three—the dark, weird stuff down at the bottom of your little literary heart. This magazine is not a publication credit, it is a place to put your secret places and dreams on display. Just so long as they have a dark speculative fiction element—we aren’t here for the quotidian.
Market Type:Magazine, Professional Market
Contact: Catherynne M. Valente, Fiction/Poetry Editor
Accepts: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Simultaneous Submissions: No
Multiple Submissions: No
Web Address: http://apex-magazine.com