Jason Sizemore has introduced that Apex journal will relaunch in January 2021, on “a brand new bi-monthly publication schedule with one subject each two months for a complete of six points a yr. The quantity of yearly fiction printed will stay the identical as earlier than, however it will enable for a extra manageable manufacturing schedule of the zine.” He plans to run a subscription drive and a Kickstarter in July 2020 to help fundraising efforts, and to lift pay charges to SFWA skilled requirements.
Each subject of the journal will embody 25-30okay phrases, roughly six fiction tales, two non-fiction items, two creator interviews, and a canopy artist characteristic. Further particulars surrounding future submission durations will probably be forthcoming…. Fiction charges will improve to $.08/phrase and non-fiction charges will improve to $100/essay. There are additionally plans for a revamped web site to create a extra cohesive on-line expertise for readers and listeners of the Apex Podcast.
Sizemore will probably be editor-in-chief, with Lesley Conner as managing editor, Maurice Broaddus as assistant editor, and Shana DuBois becoming a member of as affiliate editor. KT Bryski will proceed as podcast producer and host, with the month-to-month podcast resuming in January 2021 too. Challenge 121 will embody tales by Alix E. Harrow, Merc Fenn Wolfmoor, and Cassandra Khaw.
— to locusmag.com