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Drunken Boat

International Online Journal of the Arts

About Drunken Boat: Drunken Boat, an award-winning international online journal of the arts, publishes the best of traditional forms of representation alongside web art, hypertext, multimedia, audio, and video.

Contact Information:

Editors: Ravi Shankar, David Harrison Horton, Michelle Chan Brown

Email: editor@drunkenboat.com

Website: www.drunkenboat.com

Submission Information:

Genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, audio, video

Simultaneous submissions: yes Email submissions: no Online submissions: yes (see website) Reading period: year-round Response time: 3 months Payment: no Contests: yes (see website) ISSN: 1537-2812 Founded: 1999 Issues per year: 3 Print issues: no

Publisher’s description: Drunken Boat, an international online journal of the arts, is one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. It publishes works of art endemic to the medium of the web, such as video, sound, hypertext, digital animation, web art, and multimedia/cross-genre works of art and letters, alongside innovative works of prose, poetry, translation, reviews, interviews, and photography. We focus on work that stretches form, irrespective of aesthetics. We include special folios on such subjects as Native American Women’s Poetry, Aphasia, and the Black Mountain School, among many others.

Drunken Boat has published established artists and writers such as DJ Spooky, Norman Mailer, Franz Wright, Kay Ryan and Sol LeWitt as well as emerging artists and writers. We are also very invested in international art and literature and have a large worldwide readership. In addition to the magazine, we have published two books, including Lisa Russ Spaar's Hide-and-Seek Muse: Annotations of Contemporary Poetry.

Drunken Boat is, or should be, central to any discussion of literature online or online literature . . . Drunken Boat is a . . . beautifully presented, carefully maintained space.”
The Review Review
“I’d rather work for Drunken Boat than Time Magazine.”
—Susan Orleans, author of The Orchid Thief

Recent Issues:

DB19 features three specially edited folios: fifteen contemporary Greek poets, selected and edited by Vassilis Manoussakis; thirty eight pieces of Flash Funny, including poems about mermaid camp and instructions for getting the most out of your writers’ conference, selected and edited by Tom Hazuka; and a selection of art.

DB#18 features special folios on Debt, our pervasive economic and psychological condition; the Ocean, which delves into the depths of nautical and marine life that surrounds us; the Librotraficante movement to smuggle banned books back into Arizona and Texas to counter the hostile anti-immigration legislation enacted there; and video_dumbo, the annual festival of international contemporary video art that has emerged over the last decade as a crucial exhibition platform for emerging filmmaker and media artists. Additionally, we are pleased to showcase our regular features on Fiction, Poetry, and Reviews.


last updated 9/8/2014