A Little Taste of Issue 6

Posted below are a few excerpts from some of the short fiction we’ll be publishing in Issue 6, which will be available at the end of this month/early December. Enjoy. “Someone in the Room Will,” by Falcon Miller. When the police came, he was at work and Frederick was at school like he shoulda been. I’d …

The Rag News: Now and Then

We’re about at the halfway point in putting out our next issue, so we thought it would be a good time to catch everyone up on what we’ve been doing and share some of our plans for the immediate future. It’s been a while since our last update, so we’ll first rewind to last September. …

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 Rag #4: Summer 2012

Creative Risk: No Gamble, No Future In our Summer 2012 issue we’ve explored the side of writing that assumes the risk that comes with invention and ingenuity. As most of us know, those who take risks are exposed to the possibility of failure and sometimes disaster, but taking risks can also result in greatness. We …

The Way Forward

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 …

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 …

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 …