Congrats, Susan Sonde!

Congrats, Susan Sonde!

Her poetry collection, “The Arsonist,” is available on The Main Street Rag. “Arsonists are descended from dragons, and Susan Sonde is a poet with wings and teeth. She flies through centuries, blending a scriptural cadence with post-Modern shrieks. If...
Congrats to Kevin!

Congrats to Kevin!

Cue the fanfare. Our very own Kevin McDaniel has a debut book from Main Street Rag called Rubbernecking. Click here to order! “Kevin McDaniel is keen to learn why he’s here—to know why any of us matter in our radical small towns where birth is slopping around...
Remembering Andy Goodman

Remembering Andy Goodman

by Nancy Jainchill “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” —Martin Luther King, Jr. A STEAMY SUMMER DAY IN AUGUST 1964, ON MY WAY TO visit family for a cookout in the suburbs, I fell...
Unfounded

Unfounded

by David Dodd Lee We do try to speak out, voices in little bursts, the snapping of twiglets, maybe in a bustlefrom bedroom to office. As well, aghast, we sometimes overthink, estranged in themoment, estranged by the moment, a lack of imagination, of experience....

Issue 10 Editor’s Note

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR HAS ANYONE EVER GONE THROUGH A PERIOD OF DRAWING R E A L in a big loopy font with psychedelic hues? It’s fun to mess around with reality, bend it into balloon animals, drop it off a rooftop. To make it unreal with magic or disorder. To...