Unreleased Kurt Vonnegut Stories to be Published

Beloved writer Kurt Vonnegut (who passed away 10 years ago) will have five never-before-seen (by the general public) stories published later this month. Edited by Jerome Klinkowitz and Dan Wakefield (who discovered the stories) and with a foreword by Dave Eggers, “Complete Stories” will include all Vonnegut’s published short stories, plus the five newly unearthed ones. Read more at DazedDigital.

Interview: Radish Fiction Founder, Seung Yoon Lee

A new model for publishing and a destination for lovers of serialized stories

As many writers know, it’s not easy to make money in the literary world. Sure, most industries need scribes and there are many writing-centric fields, but for aspiring fiction writers, the industry appears much as it did 100 years ago. Publishing, even with our internet and e-reader advancements, hasn’t really changed that much. Remarkably, Radish is trying to change that, and they’re doing so by …

HANNAH: A Magazine Celebrating Black Women

Founder Qimmah Saafir on why this new publication is so important

Qimmah Saafir founded her magazine HANNAH (now funding on Kickstarter) not purely from passion, but also necessity. Saafir believes that, while a narrative around black women exists, it’s not diverse, wholly inclusive or voiced by the women themselves. Pragmatically and thoughtfully, she has taken the issue into her own hands and created a beautifully designed publication that celebrates black women through essays, interviews, op-eds, fashion …

The Good Copy, Melbourne

Born from a love for words and desire to support writers, this Australian company is a publisher, studio, shop and grammar school

Born out of a love of words and a desire to support emerging and freelance writers, Melbourne’s The Good Copy is a writing studio, publisher, grammar school, shop and community library. From offering creative services for corporate clients to publishing independent zines, the team at TGC has so many projects to work on, they surely won’t ever be bored. And, with a constant stream of …

Gestalten + Pulpo Oda Light

The always impressive German publisher releases a limited edition of Sebastian Herkner's photography-inspired lamp

Though the stalwarts of the publishing world continue to release works worth reading, it’s Berlin-based Gestalten that earned our near-constant attention in 2014 with countless impressive volumes published under their name. Yet, their most recent release lacks pages entirely. The Gestalten + Pulpo Oda Light is a limited edition of the glass and steel stand lamp designed by German designer Sebastian Herkner for furniture manufacturer …