Apparition Literary Magazine is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry. We publish original content with enough emotional heft to break a heart, with prose that’s as clear and delicious as broth.

We’re excited to provide you with select short stories, poetry, and flash fiction from Apparition Lit’s digital issues. 

October 2018 – Issue 4 – Diversion

EDITORIAL
A Word from Our Editor by Rebecca Bennett

SHORT FICTION
The Honey Cure by Rob Francis
If You Require Assistance by Chloie Piveral
Roy Reschedules with Death by Karen Heslop
A Provenance of Hunger by Emma JeNeal Miller

POETRY
Station Rain by Erik Burdett
Sides of the Glass by John Grey

REPRINT
Flying with the Dead by Sabrina Vourvoulias

INTERVIEW
Artist Interview with Sharlyn Artieda

ESSAY
Not What This Is Really About by Amy Henry Robinson

July 2018 – Issue 3 – Vision

EDITORIAL
A Word from Our Editor by Clarke Doty

SHORT FICTION
The Lady of Light by Jason A. Zwiker
Phantasm by Magdi Hazaa
They Are Still Building It by C.S. Malerich
Visionary by Rhonda Eikamp
Where Dead Men Go to Dream by A.C. Wise

POETRY
Beasts of Late Winter by Casey Reinhardt
Virtuality by Lynne Sargent

ESSAY
The Horrors of the Unseen by Rebecca Bennett

INTERVIEW
Artist Interview: Honeycomb by Julie Dillon by Rebecca Bennett

April 2018 – Issue 2 – Delusion

EDITORIAL
A Word from Our Editor by Amy Robinson

SHORT FICTION
The Ice Tree by Sarena Ulibarri
Mirror, Mirror by M.P. Neal
Long Dry Waste by Laura DeHaan
Sea Shanties by Amelia Fisher

POETRY
don’t paint the devil on the wall by Amy Baskin
The Deniers by Matthew Harrison

ESSAY
The Shared Delusion of Dungeons & Dragons by Tacoma Tomilson

INTERVIEW
Artist Interview: Quiet Time with Luke Spooner by Rebecca Bennett

January 2018 – Issue 1 – Apparition

EDITORIAL
A Word from Our Editor by Tacoma Tomilson

SHORT FICTION
World Cry by Tara Williams
A Promise by Jennifer Hudak
The Jade Woman by Garrett Davis
Waiting for the Dawn by Anna Salonen
2611 by Cat Rambo

POETRY
Quickening by Shannon Connor Winward
Esprit d’escalier by May Chong

ESSAY
I See Dead People by Clarke Doty

INTERVIEW
Artist Interview with Kim Sokol by Rebecca Bennett

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