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Apex Magazine Podcast

Feb 7, 2023

"River Bargain Baby" by K.S. Walker - published in Apex Magazine, issue 135, January 2023.

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 K.S. Walker writes speculative fiction. You can often find them spending time outside with their family or starting a craft project but probably not finishing it. K.S. Walker has previously been published at FIYAH, Uncanny, Fantasy, and elsewhere. They are online at or Twitter and Instagram @kswalkerwrites.

Tonia Ransom is the creator and executive producer of NIGHTLIGHT, an award-winning horror podcast featuring creepy tales written by Black writers, and Afflicted, a horror thriller best described as Lovecraft Country meets True Blood. Tonia has been scaring people since the second grade, when she wrote her first story based on Michael Myers. She’s a World Fantasy Award Winner, and This is Horror Award runner-up. She lives in Austin, Texas. You can follow Tonia @missdefying on all the socials. Risen is her debut book.

This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by Alli Nesbit.  Theme music by Alex White.  Music in this episode is by Alli Nesbit.

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