Apparition Literary Magazine is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry. We’re excited to provide you with original short stories and poetry from Apparition Lit’s digital issues. 

 July 2020 – Issue 11 – Redemption

EDITORIAL
Redemption Editorial by Tacoma Tomilson

POEMS
Cursebody by May Chong
Posle Nas by Rosalie Morales Kearns

STORIES
Saying Sorry by Rebecca Fung
Once Upon a Night by Sam Muller
The Limits of Magic by Samantha Mills
The Truth of a Lie by Jeff Reynolds

ESSAY
You are the Dreamer and the Dream by Aurelius Raines II

INTERVIEW
Artist Interview with Erika Hollice

 April 2020 – Issue 10 – Transfiguration

EDITORIAL
Transfiguration Editorial by Tacoma Tomilson

SHORT FICTION
Possible Human Hearts by Lyndsie Manusos
The Bear Wife by Leah Bobet
The Order of Stolen Hearts by Xan van Rooyen
What the Water Gave Her by Avra Margariti

POEMS
Still by Rachel McKinley
All the Better by Jessica J. Horowitz

ESSAY
It’s Okay to Cry During a Pandemic by Amy Robinson

INTERVIEW
Artist Interview with Tijana Janovic by Rebecca Bennett

 January 2020 – Issue 9 – Experimentation

EDITORIAL
Editor’s Note on Experimentation  by Tacoma Tomilson

SHORT FICTION
The Redoubtables by Premee Mohamed
Passavanti’s Fantasima by Julia August
One Song Ending by E.A. Petricone
You Can Check Out Any Time You Like by Rhonda Eikamp

POETRY
Motes and Morsels by Dawn Vogel
At the Bleeding Edge by Lisa Timpf

INTERVIEW
Artist Interview with Kim Myatt

ESSAY
I’ll Try Anything Zero to Four Times by Clarke Doty

October 2019 – Issue 8 – Euphoria

Editorial
Give Me Some of That! Euphoria Editorial by Guest Editor Ezzy Languzzi

Short Fiction and Poetry
Ilyas’ Egg by Sameem Siddiqui
Luna Rasa by Tiffany Morris
An Account of the Defeat of Earth’s Conqueror by Adam Lee Weatherford
Belly of the Beast by Holly Lyn Walrath
A Word for What We Have by Jennifer Hudak
A Gentler Sky by Amelia Sirina

Interview
Artist Interview with Abi Stevens

Essay
It’s Not a Big Thing by Amy Robinson

July 2019 – Issue 7 – Retribution

Editorial
A Word from our Editor by Clarke Doty

Short Fiction and Poetry
Our Roots Devour by Lora Gray
Dead Meat by Maria Haskins
Sea Witch from the Deep by Ellen Huang
His Heart is the Haunted House by Aimee Ogden
The Wolf of Pendarvis by Genevieve Sinha
Abeona, Goddess of Outward Journeys, pilots the interstellar ark by Nisa Malli

Interview
Artist Interview with buboplague

Essay
Planting the Seed: From Now and Then to Beneath a Sugar Sky by Rebecca Bennett

April 2019 – Issue 6 – Ambition

EDITORIAL
The Ambition Editorial by Amy Robinson

POETRY
The Muse Does Not Give a Fuck about Your Personal Safety by Jennifer Crow
Naiad by Cameryn Araduke

SHORT FICTION
eLon-4 Breaks A Mirror by Aurelius Raines II
The Hermes VII by Donna J. W. Munro
Juliet Silver and the Sea of Prosperity by Wendy Nikel
Sasha’s Pattern, Sonia’s Edge by Katherine Quevedo

REPRINT
The Last from Premee Mohamed

ARTIST INTERVIEW
Q&A with cover artist Erion Makuo

ESSAY
It’s Cute How Hard You Try: Carol Danvers and Ambition by Tacoma Tomilson

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