The Sick Muse 11

The Sick Muse 11 is the first issue of the Sick Muse printed on newsprint, in a run of 5000 copies, and distributed for free. In the spirit of its new format, the theme for this issue is "mass media"--how knowledge and art are produced and circulated. With a cover by Mac Blackout and features on OpenTV, Cordoba, Radius, QTs in Bed, Cqqchifruit and Sasha No Disco, and a free double-sided poster in the centerfold. https://issuu.com/thesickmuse/docs/tsm11_full_pdfs

Announcing: The Sick Muse #11 Featured Essay + Poster Contest

We are excited to make a public call for two paid commissioned works for our upcoming 11th issue: one written, one visual. While we have commissioned work from individuals before, this is our first time making a public call for paid work, as we make strides to being able to pay all our contributors. Each selected artist/writer will receive $50. Featured Essay (Creative Nonfiction Writing) We are seeking to publish a thoughtful, creative, and original essay that explores in some way the theme of mass media: how do ideas propagate? How does art and knowledge move so that they can move us? How does power play into this? How does form play into this? The meaning of "mass media" is up for ...