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Towards a New Lexicon of Augury

Apex Magazine Podcast

Release Date: 01/01/2019

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"Towards a New Lexicon of Augury," by Sabrina Vourvoulias -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 114, November 2018.

Read it here: http://www.apex-magazine.com

Sabrina Vourvoulias (www.sabrinavourvoulias.com) is an award-winning Latina journalist whose work has appeared at PRI’s The World, The Guardian US, Philly.com, and Philadelphia Magazine, among others. After years of adhering to AP style, and juggling the conventions of English- and Spanish-language journalism, she turned to speculative fiction. Her short fiction has appeared at Uncanny Magazine, Tor.com, Strange Horizons, GUD Magazine, Crossed Genres, and upcoming in Apex Magazine, as well as in numerous anthologies. She is also the author of Ink, a near-future, immigration-centered dystopia which draws on her memories of Guatemala's armed internal conflict and of the Latinx experience in the United States. It was named to Latinidad’s Best Books of 2012, and was reissued by Rosarium Publishing in September 2018. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, daughter, and a dog who believes she is the one ring to rule them all. Follow her on Twitter @followthelede and on Facebook @officialsabrinavourvoulias.

This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "Anguish," "Reaching Out," "Soaring," and "Spring Thaw," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at www.incompetech.com.

Our narrator for this episode is Sandra Espinoza. Sandra Espinoza is a New York born and raised voice actress trained at Edge Studios and Shut Up & Talk. Being Spanish bilingual with a background in English literature, she has always been fascinated with what people were saying and the broad palette of ways to say it. 

After a childhood where video games were banned from the house, she’s 180’d so hard that she’s finally in them and never leaving. Some games Sandra’s voiced for include Heroes of Newerth, Marvel’s Avengers Academy and the critically acclaimed Wadjet Eye Games point-and-click adventure game Unavowed as Mandana. Get to know her at dustyoldroses.com and follow on Twitter and Facebook @dustyoldroses.

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Apex Magazine is a monthly short fiction zine focused on dark science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Find us at http://www.apex-magazine.com.