Couped Up

 

Abyss & Apex’s last two reading periods for both Fiction and Poetry had an incredible number of submissions. Apparently, lots of people who […]

Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 75

I imagine being sheltered in place is one reason why nearly 300 poems have been submitted in the month of May 2020 for the 3rd […]

Editorial: Online this Time

When there have been pandemics in the past that necessitated quarantines — voluntary or otherwise — loneliness and boredom were probably much more of […]

Introduction to Poetry Issue 74

In this issue, there is a significant amount of surrealistic work (some with formalism). As a refresher from the Poetry Foundation. Surrealism is an […]

Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 73

Introduction to Issue 73 Poetry

First, I want to congratulate the following nominees for the 2019 Best of the Net and Pushcart prizes:

Pushcart […]

Help Wanted

Abyss & Apex had two positions open: Art Director and Publicist

Art Director job FILLED

Welcome, Bonnie Brunish!

Note: we’ve received […]

Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 72

The last issue of 2019 will not disappoint you, it is filled with the typically awesome group of poets whose work I’ve had the […]

What Makes an A&A Story?

What makes an Abyss & Apex story? It’s an intangible quality, basically a matter of taste, which is why all authors are wise to read […]

Fear and Shadows: The Line Between Horror and Dark Fantasy

Fear and Shadows: The Line Between Horror and Dark Fantasy

Characters deal with horrid things: Lois McMaster Bujold puts Miles Vorkosigan’s brother through hell in her […]

Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 71

The number of submissions has nearly doubled as well as the number of quality poems received in May. It was difficult to turn away […]