Definition

One must make a distinction however: when dragged into prominence by half poets, the result is not poetry, nor till the autocrats among us can be “literalists of the imagination”—above insolence and triviality and can present for inspection, imaginary gardens with real toads in them, shall we have it.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Special Delivery - Nice Cage for You



Greetings Garden Dwellers....

Over a year ago, I quietly began work on a new venture with my good friend and fellow poet, Stacey Gruver.  It started with a simple want, a hunger even, to create a space that would be a platform for writers to challenge and explore but that would also deliver to its readers a new perspective on their own humanness.  


After many long nights of business planning and mission statement-ing, Nice Cage magazine took shape. 


Our mission - very simply: 


Writing matters. That’s it. That’s our deal. Writing matters to us and to you. Nice Cage is a collaborative literary project which seeks out diverse voices and provides a platform to experimenters and risk takers. Nice Cage delivers writing that has something to say and says it in new and unexpected ways. 




And today, my muddy buddies is the launch of our inaugural issue which explores the themes of Predator/Prey.  We're an online magazine that is available for free. You're formally invited to visit us, to stop by and take a few moments to enjoy being human - you'll even find some Garden Dwellers in the pages of issue 001. 

If you like what you see and experience, we'll be publishing four times a year on specific themes. I hope you come back for more!  You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter for the weekly inspirado and other social media bonuses.

If you want to part of the Nice Cage writing family, we'll be seeking submissions for our second issue with a theme of scarcity/decadence very soon.  


10 comments:

Kerry O'Connor said...

Congratulations on this HUGE endeavour, Izy and Stacey. I am so proud to be in your first issue alongside many powerful voices. I'm off to read all the pieces. I encourage all our toads and visitors to promote the Nice Cage e-zine. Let's get the word out!

Mama Zen said...

Oh, wow! Congratulations to you both!

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Congratulations on the launch of your project!

Susie Clevenger said...

Congratulation to both of you!!

Rommy said...

Congrats!

Marian said...

Fantastic, Izy! Congratulations!! (and thank you xo)

Magaly Guerrero said...

Congrats! ♥

Gillena Cox said...

The title sets me thinking on the movie Planet of The Apes

Congrats 🙋

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

The title sets me thinking on the movie Planet of The Apes

Congrats 🙋

Much love...

brudberg said...

Great endeavour