ApparitionLit

Biography

Apparition Lit 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. Every issue of Apparition Lit includes:
*Editorial from the staff
*Four short stories that meet the quarterly theme
*Two poems that meet the quarterly theme
*Interview with the Cover Artist
*Nonfiction Essay

New issues will be published each January, April, July, October.

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Books

Apparition Lit, Issue 19: Omen (July 2022)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
We've rolled the die, boiled the brew, and consulted the charts of planets in transit to bring you all the prophecies in Issue 19: Omen. The stories and poems within contain harbingers, secrets, bloody offerings, and creepy constant companions. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry.
Apparition Lit, Issue 18: Wanderlust (April 2022)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to Issue 18: Wanderlust from Apparition Literary Magazine! Wanderlust's stories and poetry set a complex itinerary: first we trip through portals, then swim underwater, next we hop from brain to brain, finally we venture back to our ancestral home. New issues will be published each January, April, July and October
Apparition Lit, Issue 17: Charm (January 2022)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,420. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to Issue 17: Charm from Apparition Literary Magazine, the stories and poems from this issue are a wild ride on the autobahn of prose. Tighten your seatbelts as we veer into alternate dimensions, hunt goblins, flirt with a watchmaker, and jump into the pool. New issues will be published each January, April, July and October
Apparition Lit, Issue 16: Wonder (October 2021)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary’s Wonder issue, the stories laid out in this issue highlight a ghoulish hunger for vengeance and home, waste and want in rapid cultural evolution, solidifying self in transformation, and transforming with the sharpest current. New issues will be published each January, April, July and October.
Apparition Lit, Issue 15: Contamination (July 2021)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary’s Contamination issue, this vessel is teeming with tasty body horror, a variety of Gods trapped in familial conflict, complicated webs of acceptance, love, and growth, generational trauma laid out in verse, and perseverance of story in a time when reality kept us all isolated. New issues will be published each January, April, July and October
Apparition Lit, Issue 14: Chance (April 2021)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 14: Chance issue holds guaranteed adventure including; love and a ghostly gun, a firey marriage arranged on a knife's edge, swampy sibling revenge entanglements, keeping a promise in spite of dystopian trauma, and poems reflecting on the hard value of childish collateral and the steps to a possible future. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine.
Apparition Lit, Issue 13: Justice (January 2021)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's time to wreak some justice. Welcome to Apparition Literary’s Justice issue, here you will find stories and poems that show how tenuous and changeable justice can be. Our heroes search for resolution, for control, and freedom. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry.
Apparition Lit, Issue 12: Satisfaction (October 2020)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary’s Satisfaction issue. We curated a collection of stories and poems that will lead you through space and time, down the path to a strange country estate, and into mythology and agency over self. These pieces will challenge societal beliefs on righteous rage, acceptance of fate, and transformation from fear to power
Apparition Lit, Issue 11: Redemption (July 2020)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Lit’s Redemption issue. The works in this issue are multifaceted, heartfelt, some tales of redemption are a search for forgiveness, some or full-throated screams for revenge, and some are tales of quiet rebellion. By the time you read the last word, the absolution in each of these stories is clear. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative magazine.
Apparition Lit, Issue 10: Transfiguration (April 2020)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary’s transfiguration edition. We wanted works that transformed characters, questioned social mores, and changed our perception. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry. New issues will be published each January, April, July and October.
Apparition Lit, Issue 9: Experimentation (January 2020)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to the latest issue of Apparition Lit. This quarter’s theme was Experimentation. We offer you these four stories and two poems that delve into experimentation in ways that are as unique as individual strands of DNA. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry. New issues will be published each January, April, July and October.
Apparition Lit, Issue 8: Euphoria (October 2019)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to the eighth issue of Apparition Lit! This quarter’s theme was Euphoria. In these works, one person’s intoxicating high may be another’s nightmare. These stories and poems are striking in their subject matter, styles, and perspectives. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry.
Apparition Lit, Issue 7: Retribution (July 2019)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to the seventh issue of Apparition Lit! This quarter’s theme was Retribution. These aren't your usual stories about retaliation! This issue is loaded with tales of fantastical beasts, spiritual awakenings, and green revenge in space.
Apparition Lit, Issue 6: Ambition (April 2019)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to the sixth issue of Apparition Lit! As the sixth issue of our magazine, our theme was Ambition. We wanted stories where people reached further and wanted more. Ambition can be a high-stakes corporate merger for honour and glory, other times it can be a smaller, more personal, goal. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry.
Apparition Lit, Issue 5: Resistance (January 2019)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to the fifth issue of Apparition Lit! Our theme was Resistance and we wanted stories that challenged you and asked you to step up. Apparition Lit 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.
Apparition Lit, Issue 4: Diversion (October 2018)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,380. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary Magazine! As the fourth issue of our magazine, our theme was Diversion. We wanted stories that distracted you or took you off the beaten path. Apparition Lit 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.
Apparition Lit, Issue 3: Vision (July 2018)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary Magazine. As the third issue of our magazine, our theme is VISION, we wanted stories about your Cassandras, your truth-tellers and madmen. This issues explores visions of the future, the past, and any lingering misdeeds.
Apparition Lit, Issue 2: Delusion (April 2018)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary Magazine, a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry. As the second issue of our magazine, our theme is DELUSION, meaning a belief or impression that is firmly maintained despite being contradicted by what is generally accepted as reality or rational argument.
Apparition Lit, Issue 1: Apparition (January 2018)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
As the first issue of Apparition Literary Magazine, our theme is Apparition, which can mean a ghostly presence, the act of becoming visible, or the appearance of something strange or unexpected. This issue contains five original short stories and two poems that meet this theme. Apparition Lit is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry.