RAGAD #5 Release Party!
Come together to see the launch of our fifth issue, which carries the superb story from Joliet writer Peter Anderson entitled ‘Mercy Day.’ This should not be missed.
Saturday, January 19th
The Book Cellar
4736 N. Lincoln Ave
Featuring performances by:
BEN TANZER is the author of Lucky Man, a novel released in 2007 by Manx Media. His work has appeared in numerous publications including Opium, THE2NDHAND, Monkey Bicycle, Wonka Vision, The Truth Magazine, Thieves Jargon, decomP, Cake Train, Chicago Parent, Abroad View, Zygote in my Coffee, and 20dissidents.
SPENCER DEW lives and writes in Chicago and is the author of the forthcoming collection Songs of Insurgency, due in March ‘08 from Vagabond Press. His work has appeared widely both online and in print and he is currently working on a novel and a book length study on the work of Kathy Acker.
PETER ANDERSON’S, the issue’s contributor, stories have appeared in Storyglossia, THE2NDHAND, The Angler, Dogmatikaand other fine venues, and he also has three novels-in-progress which he fully intends to finish someday. A financial analyst by trade, he writes fiction to ease the crushing monotony of corporate life. He lives in Joliet, Illinois, with his wife Julie, daughter Madeleine, and two literature-averse cats.
JILL SUMMERS’ audio fiction has been featured by Chicago Public Radio, the Third Coast International Audio Festival and New Adventures in Sound Art. She lives and writes in Chicago
NICK OSTDICK, editor of RAGAD, has had work appear in a variety of publications including Slow Trains, Pindeldyboz, Word Riot, THE2NDHAND, Letter X, and elsewhere.