Accepting Submission for TSM Winter 2020 Issue!

The Sick muse is a platform for your experiences related to music/art in Chicago, exploring how art impacts the city’s culture/politics and vice versa. We accept articles, lyrics, poetry, photography, essays, graphic art, stories, histories, profiles, interviews, comics, love notes, and more! This Winter Issue theme is "Chicago looking out", connecting local art and perspectives to the rest of the country and world. Your work will be printed on newsprint with 5000 copies distributed across Chicago! submit to sickmuse.chi@gmail.com General submissions deadline: Jan 1, 2020 *If you need an extension, send us an email with proposal or what you got so far and we will get back to you ...

Now in Stock at: Sustain!

  The Sick Muse is now in stock at Sustain, an artist-run gallery and art shop in Uptown. Issue 8 and 9 are currently stocked, with more back issues on the way. We've never looked so pretty. Sustain has a lovely selection of handmade goods and a sick zine/book table. They also run a tape label: Niatsus! They have an open proposal system for their gallery and workshop programming, so hit them up!