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Apex Magazine Podcast

Mar 1, 2022

"It Rises And Falls And Rises Again" — published in Apex Magazine, issue 130, March 2022.

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RJ Taylor is a queer speculative fiction writer who writes mostly fantasy, near-future, and weird novels, short stories, and flash fiction. She received her MFA from Emerson College and was part of the pilot year of Grub Street’s Novel Incubator program, a year-long intensive novel writing and revision course. She’s also had the honor of participating in four Out of Excuses Writing Retreats from which she gained two writing groups and a husband. Her flash fiction is forthcoming from Factor Four Magazine. You can find her at or, when the occasional fit of social energy strikes, on Twitter @rjtaylorwriter.

Addison Peacock is a writer, podcaster, voice actor, and soup enthusiast based in Los Angeles who can currently be found writing and voicing things all over the great big internet. She plays Moriah Harris on the award-winning actual play podcast A Horror Borealis, and recently appeared as Graham Anderson in The Subjective Truth, Karen in Two Flat Earthers Kidnap a Freemason, and Doris in It Listens from the Radio. Her favorite things are scary stories, cats, and making weird art with her friends.

This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by Alyson Grauer. Theme music by Alex White. Other music in this podcast includes “You Are Enough” by Moments. Music and sounds were licensed through

Apex Magazine podcast, copyright Apex Publications.

Apex Magazine is a bimonthly short fiction zine focused on dark science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Find us at