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Apex Magazine Promo Issue 2020

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Kickstarter-funded mini issue celebrating the magazine's relaunch.


Original Fiction
"The Legacy of Alexandria" - Maurice Broaddus
"Small Hopes and Dreams" - Beth Dawkins

"Apex Magazine Slude Editor Round Table" - Lesley Conner
ebook, 66 pages
Published November 11th 2020 by Apex Publications
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Felicia J.
Jan 09, 2021 rated it really liked it
Apex Magazine released this promotional issue to promote the 'zine's relaunch in January 2021. It contains a note from the editor-in-chief, two new stories, and an interview with slush-pile readers.

Reviews of the short stories:

The Legacy of Alexandria by Maurice Broaddus, 1/5: Oh dear. I hate that I'm going to trash this story because I was really looking forward to reading it. It's not well written. The prose is choppy and hard to follow. Dangling clauses, misplaced modifiers, and tangled gramm
Eric Mesa
Nov 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
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A mini issue to get folks ready for the relaunch of Apex Magazine. I truly enjoyed the stories in here and I can't wait until the next real issue in January. Below is what I thought of each story:

The Legacy of Alexandria: a dystopia with elements of afro-futurism that seems every so prescient with the moment we're in right now. The biggest bummer of the author now being an editor in Apex is that the magazine won't be graced with this work for the foreseeable future.

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