"– You are on the Mauve Planet."
"Yet none of us could object, as that was the way things were; these were the laws of our society, and we were completely satisfied with them. I didn't know whether we had a choice in this satisfaction, but I didn't like to tire my mind thinking about it."
Tonight it’s the end of the world.
SF, fantasy, and YA author-translator Ahmed Samah Al-Mahdi shares a chapter from his novel Malaz.
Apex itself mentions nothing about this on its submissions page, but editor Catherynne Valente has tweeted that the November issue of the popular sci fi magazine will be "an entirely Arab/Muslim issue."