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Magazine Party!

The Rag and Canteen Magazine are hosting a free party on Friday, September 21 at 3rd Ward in Brooklyn, NY. The party starts at 8:30 following Canteen’s Outwrite event at 7:00. This is a subscription fundraiser, where joint annual subscriptions to The Rag and Canteen will be available at a discounted price. We hope all who attend will subscribe and support …

The Way Forward
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The Way Forward

With the pending publication of our Summer 2012 issue comes a milestone for The Rag—we’ve been out for one year. We’d like to first take the opportunity to thank all of the readers and writers who have supported us. Your  trust and interest in what we’re doing is greatly appreciated. Some changes to The Rag are also coming. While we …

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The Rag #2: No Control

The Rag, Winter 2012 Issue Power & control. Who has it, who wants it, and who wants to lose it? This is the focus of many of the Winter 2012 selections. This is an era where our society’s innovations and technology, rather than imparting to us increasing freedom and control over our lives, instead exert …

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The Rag #3: Primal Spring

 The Rag’s Spring 2012 Issue is out With the spring season upon us, with all of its positive sentiments and connotations of  rebirth, renewal and enlightenment, it would seem like a good time for The Rag to show a kinder, gentler side. So perhaps that’s why some of the selections in this issue focus on family life—albeit …

New York Occupation
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New York Occupation

1-13-12 New York City, New York What do you even call this thing? A movement? A protest? An insurrection? The Occupation has already infiltrated the American zeitgeist and changed the national political dialogue in a way that nobody could have predicted. The mainstream media has danced around the subject in a bizarre tango of neglect …

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Submission Fees

In the few short months since we’ve launched our magazine, one of the questions that keeps coming up is why we charge $3 for online submissions. We figured it’s time to take a deeper look into this topic, as submission fees are somewhat of a controversial issue in the literary community. When we decided to …