"Requiem, for Solo Cello" by Damien Angelica Walters -- published in Apex Magazine issue 69, February 2015.
Damien Angelica Walters’ short fiction has appeared in various magazines and anthologies, including Year’s Best Weird Fiction Volume One, The Best of Electric Velocipede, Strange Horizons, Nightmare, Lightspeed, Shimmer, Apex Magazine, Streets of Shadows, What Fates Impose, and Glitter & Mayhem. Paper Tigers, a novel, will be released in late 2015 from Dark House Press.
Writing as Damien Walters Grintalis, Damien’s short fiction appeared in Lightspeed, Strange Hozons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Interzone, Fireside, Daily Science Fiction, and others, and Ink, a novel, was released in December 2012 by Samhain Horror.
She’s also a freelance editor, and until the magazine's closing in 2013, she was an Associate Editor of the Hugo Award-winning Electric Velocipede. You can find her on Twitter @DamienAWalters or online at: http://damienangelicawalters.com.
This Apex Magazine Podcast was performed and produced by Lisa Shininger. Music used with kind permission of Oh, Alchemy!