“Blood on Beacon Hill” By Russell Nichols -- published in Apex Magazine issue 78, November 2015.
Russell Nichols is a speculative fiction writer and endangered journalist. He writes about race, class, and other human myths. Raised in Richmond, CA, he now lives on the road, out of a backpack with his fairytale freak of a wife (current location: India). This is his first pro-rate sale to a fiction magazine. Look for him at russellnichols.com.
This Apex Magazine Podcast was performed and produced by Lisa Shininger. Music used with kind permission of Oh, Alchemy!