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Abyss & Apex, #61

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

January 2017

Abyss & Apex Publishing

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Notes:

  •  Essays 'The Boredom of the Shocking' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Issue 61 Poetry' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Sean Patrick Hazlett, We Hit Back  //  Angus McIntyre, Blind Perseus  //  Pauline J. Alama, Human Child  //  

M. E. Owen, Soup Kitchen  //  Katherine Toran, Angel Maker  //  Michael Nethercott, Harbor Mist

Poetry: John C. Mannone, Ursa Major  //  Jennifer Crow, The Volume of the Universe  //  Todd Dillard, Kissing the

Invisible Man  //  Ken Poyner, Maintenance Call  //  Katharyn Howd Machan, Ask for Rabbit  //  Yilin Wang, Straw

Man  //  Tanner S. Abernathy, Deer Headed Kings

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All issues are hosted at the Abyss & Apex website only. This page: #51–100  |  #1–50

• Only issues with contents of interest to this library are listed here, highlighted in white and linked in blue.

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Abyss & Apex, #51

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

July 2014

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Notes:

  •  Guest editorial 'To Russia, With Apologies' by Jamie Mason, 'Introduction to Poetry in July 2014 Issue' by John C.

      Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Rachel Acks, Asleep in Zandalar  //  Sarah Hendrix, The Coin Whisperer  //  Fraser Sherman, Affairs of

Honor  //  Lindsey Duncan, Hunting Fire  //  Mark Cole, Glitch  //  Nathaniel Williams, Have You Seen Lucky?

Poetry: Gina Marie Bernard, Medusa's Garden: A Vampire's Lament  //  Corey Klinzing, Bravura  //  Yilin Wang,

Oblivion  //  Maura Lydon, Smoke and Mirrors  //  Alison McBain, Undone  //  Douglas Luman, Star/Formation

Editors (alphabetically listed): Elizabeth Bear  |  Carol Burrell  |  Wendy S. Delmater  |  Carmelo Rafala

Language: English

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Active: 2004 – present

Issues: ongoing

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Abyss & Apex, #52

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

October 2014

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Notes:

  •  Essay 'Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry, October 2014' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Larry Hodges, Redcoats  //  James K. Isaac, The Fifer of Moments  //  Rati Mehrotra, Hatyasin  //  Rich

Larson, Capricorn  //  John C. Wright, Esq., Idle Thoughts  //  Greg Forshaw, Mimosa  //  Fran Wilde, Welcome

Briefing At The Obayashi-Ragan Youth Hostel

Poetry: Heather M. Browne, Dust of Creation  //  Ralph Monday, Supernova Sunday  //  E. Kristin Anderson, At that

age when we girls become fairies  //  Lynette Mejía, Elegia Nam Homines  //  Joshua Gage, Rehabilitation  //  Kristin

E. Anderson, Pareidolia

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Abyss & Apex, #59

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

July 2016

Abyss & Apex Publishing

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Essays 'Flash!' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Poetry in Issue 59' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

  •  'Entreaty to the Thunderous' is based on Hexagram 51 of the Chinese Book of Changes.

Fiction: Douglas J. Lane, The Golem-Maker of Buchenwald  //  Cat Rambo, Bud Sparhawk, Haunted  //  Alter S.

Reiss, Sweeter Than Honey, Clear as a Mountain Spring  //  David Shieh, Granddaddy's Mermaid  //  Emil Terziev,

Somethingness  //  Lee Budar-Danoff, A Patch of Dirt in Paradise

Poetry: Mercedes Webb-Pullman, Death of a Flower  //  Eric Baron, Old Wine  //  Sara Norja, After Selling Your Soul

to the Trickster God  //  Kendall Evans, The Chinese Pirate Ching Shih Plays Go with a Hooded Opponent  //  Anna

Cates, Zen  //  David Arroyo, Captain Volta  //  Brenda Cooper, Visitors  //  Brenda Cooper, Extinction  //  M. C.

Childs, Entreaty to the Thunderous (Hexagram 51)

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Abyss & Apex, #60

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

October 2016

Abyss & Apex Publishing

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Essays 'Selling the Dream' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Poetry in Issue 60' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

  •  'The Squeaky Hamburger' is a non-genre "Special Christmas Story".

  •  'The Farm Girl and the Kitsune' is set in Japan.

Fiction: uncredited, The Squeaky Hamburger  //  Wole Talabi, I, Shigidi  //  Sunny Chan, Not Always a Coastal

Species  //  Amy Sisson, Study. Learn. Know.  //  Patrick J. Hurley, The Farmgirl and the Kitsune  //  Stewart C. Baker,

The Plumes of Enceladus  //  Jason Mullins, Satellite Technician

Poetry: Justin Holliday, No Panic  //  Sara Cordova, Trading Disguise  //  Catherine Moore, Déjà Voyage  //  Chloe N.

Clark, The Detective, Years After  //  Sara Backer, Moon Flu  //  Stuart Greenhouse, Two Androids, Learning to Be

Human, Visit the Water Star  //  Charles Von Nordheim, Cataclysm Days: A Dispatch from the Interior Highlands  //  

Patrick Doerksen, Revelries

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Abyss & Apex, #62

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

April 2017

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Notes:

  •  Essays 'Live-Blogging Albacon 2017' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Issue 62 Poetry' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Ryan Row, All the Grace Was in the Fire  //  S. L. Harris, The Vengeance of Curion  //  James Van Pelt, The

Golden Daffodils  //  Mike Barretta, Ground Support  //  Devan Barlow, Of Squid and Schism  //  Stephanie Lorée,

The Witch & the Gods' War

Poetry: Ann Thornfield-Long, Poisoned Apple  //  Jennifer Crow, A Darker Heaven  //  Holly Lyn Walrath, Spring Will

Come Again  //  Chengyu Liu, A Floral Hypocrite  //  Vince Gotera, Dark Matter  //  M. X. Kelly, elysian seas

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Abyss & Apex, #63

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

July 2017

Abyss & Apex Publishing

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Notes:

  •  Essays 'One "Rule" to Rule Them All' by Dario Ciriello, 'Introduction to Poetry in Issue 63' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Nicole Lungerhausen, Urgent: Lost Bekip  //  Jon Rollins, Another  //  Janet K. Nicolson, Against the Grain  

//  Brenda Kalt, Egg Lilies  //  Rich Larson, Spiked  //  Adam Vine, Go Outside  //  Jordan Taylor, The Girl in the

Shrine on Mount Osore

Poetry: Rebecca Buchanan, The Woods in the Wind  //  Davian Aw, Rainfall  //  Megan Branning, After  //  Sharon

Mishler Fox, Church of the Apocalypse  //  Sarah Shirley, Rust  //  Marge Simon, Martha X  //  Tamara L. Panici,

Hybrid Identities  //  Deborah L. Davitt, Garden Planet  //  Ken Poyner, First Landing  //  Vince Gotera, Fantasia

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Abyss & Apex, #66

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

April 2018

Abyss & Apex Publishing

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Essays 'Celebrating Story' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Poetry Issue 66' by John C. Mannone.

  •  'The Song of Unknown Night' translated by Yuanbing Zhang.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Chadwick Ginther, All and Nothing  //  Randall Andrews, Roadmaster  //  Cae Hawksmoor, Barleycorn  //  

Walter Dinjos, Middle of Nowhere  //  Marc A. Criley, The Consequential Effects of Practiced Penmanship  //  William

Campbell Powell, The Long Way  //  Elliotte Rusty Harold, What Does a Time Machine Cost?

Poetry: Hongri Yuan, The Song of Unknown Night  //  Jason Marc Harris, To Watch the World Burn  //  Genevieve

DeGuzman, Rebellion  //  Ann K. Schwader, A City Built on Bones  //  Rebecca Buchanan, Oak, Ash, and Crow  //  

WC Roberts, The Honored  //  Gabriel Ertsgaard, Paul Bunyan and the Whirlwind Mountain  //  Brittany Hause, La

Belle a la Bête  // Hilary Biehl, Tea Leaves  //  Sheikha A., Zojaj

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Abyss & Apex, #67

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

July 2018

Abyss & Apex Publishing

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Notes:

  •  Essays 'Twists vs. Reveals' by Wendy S. Delmater.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Cheryl Barkauskas, Crossover Point  //  Tom D. Wright, Call Me Fang  //  Michèle Laframboise, Ice Monarch  

//  John M. Olsen, Charity's Gift  //  Yaasha Moriah, The Finder  //  Pauline Yates, Replica

Poetry: Linda Claborn Clarke, The Seeders  //  Brittany Hause, The Martian Chronicles the Earth Men  //  Deborah

Davitt, This Sacred Earth  //  Logan Thrasher Collins, Neuraweb  //  Erin K. Wagner, Upon Living One's Whole Life in

the Wilderness  //  Gretchen Tessmer, Dread-Sorrow and the Origami Girl  //  Kelly Hanwright, Valentine  //  Noel

Sloboda, The Mummy Matriculates

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Abyss & Apex, #68

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

October 2018

Abyss & Apex Publishing

webzine

Notes:

  •  Essays 'Requiem for a Self-Published Novel' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Poetry, Issue 68' by John C.

      Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Deborah L. Davitt, Mustering Out  //  Sarina Dorie, The Ministry of Lost Buttons  //  Kate MacLeod, Tumbling

Up  //  M. Keaton, Calx in Rime  //  Mark English, Mirror, Mirror  //  Salinda Tyson, Sister Snow  //  Bonnie Randall, I'll

Be Home For Christmas

Poetry: Katherine Inskip, Fortune favors the cold  //  Ann K. Schwader, In SETI Silence  //  Frank Coffman,

Daydream  //  Christina Sng, Mission to Mercury  // Clay F. Johnson, Frozen Starlight  //  Maya Chhabra, the siege

inside  //  Ann Thornfield-Long, Gravity

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Abyss & Apex, #69

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

January 2019

Abyss & Apex Publishing

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Essays 'Annd... They're Gone' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 69' by John C.

      Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Marc Singer, Projections Do Not Guarantee Future Returns  //  Brandon Crilly, Exactly What You Need  //  

Emily McCosh, Along the Road to Giants  //  Wayne Martin, Adrift  //  Joy Kennedy-O'Neill, The Roots That Roam  //  

M. E. Garber, Cold Currents

Poetry: John C. Mannone, Reincarnation  //  Nicole Melchionda, The Bone Palace  //  Ann K. Schwader, My Father

Hears the Aliens  //  Rob Griffith, Entanglement  //  Nate Maxson, Sublimation  // Mark Budman, MOAB  //  Mary

Soon Lee, How to Seduce Apophis  //  Kira Lovell, Artemis 11  //  Lauren McBride, How You Kept Saving My Life  //  

Tanner Abernathy, Amathomancer's Charge

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Abyss & Apex, #70

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

April 2019

Abyss & Apex Publishing

webzine

Notes:

  •  Essays 'Rejectomancy Revisited' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Issue 70 Poetry' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Nadia Afifi, Exhibit K  //  Tamoha Sengupta, The Birds That Flew in Wartime  //  R. S. Alexander, A Missed

Diversion  //  David F. Shultz, Ars Poetica  //  Gregg Chamberlain, Sibling Squabbles  //  Grayson Bray Morris, The

Gifted Sommelier

Poetry: Gretchen Tessmer, The Right Hand of Starlight  //  Tristan Beiter, Mother of Cacti  //  Cyn Kitchen, Through

the Tattoo Needle of My Mind  //  Jake Sheff, A Confluence of Maple, a Resurgence of History  //  Isaac E. Payne, The

American Drive-Through Revisited  //  Gregory Kimbrell, Poison Fruit  //  Kathleen S. Burgess, According to Lonely

Planet

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Abyss & Apex, #74

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

April 2020

Abyss & Apex Publishing

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Notes:

  •  Essays 'Online This Time' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Poetry Issue 74' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: K. D. Julicher, The Eyes of Hemshat  //  D. A. D'Amico, A Life on Air //  Alicia Power, Like Vines  //  Robert

Bagnall, May Nothing But Happiness Come Through Your Door  //  Laura O'Brien, A Greater Good  //  Patrick Hurley,

Sunset Coda

Poetry: Tristan Beiter, The Wood Became Birds  //  Kevin Denelsbeck, Three Bad Dreams  //  Deborah L. Davitt, In

Pluto's Embrace  //  Dawn Vogel, To the Underworld  //  Christina Sng, Diamond Dust  //  Stephanie Smith, Prisms  //  

Misha Penton, Under the Boards  //  Marc Ruvolo, Cargo Cult

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Abyss & Apex, #75

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

July 2020

Abyss & Apex Publishing

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Essays 'Couped Up' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Abyss & Apex Poetry Issue 75' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Heather Pagano, The Bringer's Duty  //  Gunnar De Winter, Relic  //  Jonathan Miller, Bryan Thomas

Schmidt, The Coming End  //  Jeff Soesbe, Scales and Fire  //  Desmond Warzel, Future Imperfect  //  Izzy

Wasserstein, Five Reasons for the Sign Above Her Door, One of Them Unspoken

Poetry: Anne Carly Abad, And It Was Bad  //  Noel Sloboda, Old Playfellow  //  Maria Zoccola, three days on battey

street  //  Helga Kidder, After the War  // Jacqueline West, Runaway  //  Tiffany Morris, Surfacing  //  Lauren

McBride, A Planet's Complaint  //  Cat Dixon, The Distance  //  Ken Poyner, First Contact

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Abyss & Apex, #77

Wendy S. Delmater, ed.

January 2021

Abyss & Apex Publishing

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Essays 'Surrogates' by Wendy S. Delmater, 'Introduction to Poetry Issue 77' by John C. Mannone.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed here.

Fiction: Gerri Leen, Hellhound, Housebroken  //  A. W. Marshall, Melton's Jam  //  R. Y. Brockway, Three Hundred

and Sixty-Four Hand-Tied Knots  //  Marc A. Criley, The Golden Rays of the Morning Sun  //  Michael Stevens,

Control State  // Jennifer Lee Rossman, Tell Me Half a Story

Poetry: John C. Mannone, Space Mission  //  Stephanie Yue Duhem, After the Singularity, the Programmer Goes for

a Walk  //  Lisa Creech Bledsoe, Web Breaker  //  Oliver Smith, Apnea  // Elizabeth J. Coleman, Blue Planet, 1990  

//  Nikoline Kaiser, Nykken  //  Elizabeth Kirkpatrick-Vrenios, The Wound Beautiful  //  Babo Kamel, One day, they

say I will fly. But not today  //  RK Rugg, The Beasts Are Gods  //  Louis B. Rosenberg, Tweetstorm

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