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Apex Magazine Submission Guidelines

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All submissions are via HeyPublisher ( electronic submission process ).

Editor: Catherynne M. Valente, Fiction/Poetry Editor

Submitting Your Work to Apex Magazine

Before submitting to Apex Magazine

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work.

If you have recently submitted to Apex Magazine or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Apex Magazine guidelines:

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.

Submission Guidelines Details for Apex Magazine

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

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  • About 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.