FEATURED ARTIST David-Baptiste Chirot NECESSITY IS THE MOTHERFUCKER OF INVENTION thoughts on the delete button THE NEW EXTREME EXPERIMENTAL AMERICAN POETRY a gallery featuring the visual works of poet, artist, and human rights activist David-Baptiste Chirot Jared Schickling, David-Baptiste Chirot FINDING THE ROOOT an interview conducted by Jared Schickling with David-Baptiste Chirot that will […]
RAUL CLEMENT lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have been published in Coe Review, Chaffey Review, Troika Moonshine 300 and Main Street Rag. A short story he co-authored with Okla Elliot appears in Surreal South ’09.
I. There’s something happening in Portland. Or maybe there isn’t. Portland, Oregon—population, 575,000, average annual rainfall, 43 inches—has been referred to as the “indie-rock Mecca” and, less flatteringly, the “indie-rock Epcot Center.” Home to artists as obscure as Jared Mees and the Grown Children, and those as famous as The Decembrists, The Shins, and Isaac […]