The Book of Apex: Volume 2 of Apex Magazine

by Jason Sizemore
Release date: 2010
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, fantasy, anthology

Edited by Jason Sizemore. Cover art by Justin Stewart.

The Book of Apex: Volume 2 prints the second year of original online science fiction and fantasy with 27 dark fiction short stories. Edited by Jason Sizemore.

Visit the edgier side of science fiction. From funkadelic airships to post-apocalyptic advertising, you're sure to find brilliant and original short fiction in our second Book of Apex. These stories represent the second year of original online content from Apex Magazine. Enjoy work from acclaimed story masters such as Jennifer Pelland, Ekaterina Sedia, Mary Robinette Kowal, Peter M. Ball, Seanan McGuire, Mark Henry, and many more!

"To Dream of Stars: An Astronomer’s Lament" Aurealis Award Short Fiction Nominee.


  • "She Called Me Sweetie" — Glenn Lewis Gillette
  • "...That Has Such People in It" — Jennifer Pelland
  • "Pimp My Airship" — Maurice Broaddus
  • "Kenny 149" — Brad Becraft
  • "Advertising at the End of the World" — Keffy R.M. Kehrli
  • "Fungal Gardens" — Ekaterina Sedia
  • "Ghost Technology from the Sun" — Paul Jessup
  • "A Poor Man's Roses" — Alethea Kontis
  • "To Dream of Stars: An Astronomer's Lament" — Peter M. Ball
  • "Benjamin Schneider's Little Greys" — Nir Yaniv
  • "After the Fire" — Aliette de Bodard
  • "Overclocking" — James L. Sutter
  • "59 Beads" — Rochita Loenen-Ruiz
  • "Wondrous Days" — Genevieve Valentine
  • "White Christmas" — James F. Reilly
  • "The Lady or the Tiger" — J.M. McDermott
  • "p.a. chic" — Tobias Amadon Bengelsdorf
  • "Beyond the Garden Close" — Mary Robinette Kowal
  • "The Bride Replete" — Mary Robinette Kowal
  • "Dying with Her Cheer Pants On" — Seanan McGuire
  • "Seafoam" — Mark Henry
  • "The Last Stand of the Ant Maker" — Paul Jessup
  • "City of Refuge" — Jerry L. Gordon
  • "Sol Asleep" — Naomi Libicki
  • "Laika's Dream" — Holly Hight
  • "Artifact" — Peter Atwood
  • "Schrodinger's Pussy" — Terra Lemay
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