Introduction to Issue 70 Poetry

We are pleased to publish the following great speculative poems that are also possessed with literary depth. Authors are from all over the country. […]

Rejectomancy Revisited

(Editor’s note: This is a reposting, with updated information, about what A&A’s rejection letters mean. Please note that the following haikus are for entertainment […]

Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 69

Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 69

First, I want to recognize the nominees for a couple prestigious awards:

2018 Pushcart Prize

“Shadow Sustenance” […]

Annd… They’re Gone.

I had a lesson driven home rather forcefully this past month. It started with my beloved daughter-in-law Rena making a simple trip […]

Introduction to Poetry, Issue 68

Introduction to Poetry, Issue 68

I love when a slate of poems organically work together. This collection of poems—from first time published poets to award […]

Requiem for a Self-Published Novel

Because Abyss & Apex does reviews I get paperbacks thrust at me by hopeful authors at conventions. I get books in my […]

Twists vs. Reveals

On Plot Twists and Reveals

Most stories do a strip tease, a slow revelation of various plots and sub-plots, motives and betrayals, […]

Celebrating Story

In the Northern Hemisphere, we’ve all had quite enough of winter. Many of us had no choice but to go out into the frozen […]

Introduction to Poetry Issue 66

Introduction to Poetry Issue 66

By coincidence, most of the poems in this issue follow an apocalyptic arc, though sometimes a bit subtle. The number […]

Panning For Gold

 

Panning for Gold

There’ nothing quite like the rush of an editor finding that perfect story, that new talent, that writer […]