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New Lit on the Block :: Radio Silence

Radio Silence is a new print magazine that focuses on literature and rock & roll. Two to three issues come out a year, including essays, interviews, fiction, poetry, and illustrations. Run as a nonprofit, the publication raises money to help buy books and musical instruments for kids.

The editors include Dan Stone, editor-in-chief; Kim Gooden, copy editor; Casey Burns, art director; and Brandon Herring, design director.

The first issue runs about 150 pages and includes fiction by Daniel Handler and F. Scott Fitzgerald; poetry by David Mason and Edna St. Vincent Millay; essays by Kim Addonizio, Geoff Dyer, Ted Gioia, Adam Haslett, Blake Hazard, Sam Lipsyte, Adrian McKinty, Jon Mooallem, Kyle Morton, Zach Rogue, A. E. Stallings, Jim White, and Tobias Wolff; and an interview between Rick Moody and Tanya Donelly.

Issue 02 runs 224 pages and features Bruce Springsteen, Robert Pinsky, Ray Bradbury, Edith Wharton, Dana Gioia, Don Carpenter, Andrew Beaujon, Jennie Fields, Adrian McKinty, Myla Goldberg, Zach Rogue, Benjamin Hedin, Tift Merritt, Rick Moody, Thao Nguyen, David Remnick, Tim Riley, Siegfried Sassoon, and Jim White.

They also put on live events with writers and musicians including a new live series in San Francisco. Issue 3 will appear in Fall 2013.

Radio Silence does not accept unsolicited submissions. For more information about subscribing or purchasing an issue, please visit their website.

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