• An introduction to Bob Hicok

    We’re delight­ed to pub­lish a small selec­tion of poems by Bob Hicok, recip­i­ent of five Pushcart Prizes, a Guggenheim and two NEA Fellowships, whose poet­ry has been includ­ed in six vol­umes of Best American Poetry. Offered here with an intro by Meg Pokrass, it is ter­rif­ic new work that we’re pleased to fea­ture in a spe­cial sec­tion called, remark­ably, –more

  • Perfect dog lips

  • Musical interlude

    Here are three tasty music units, one by Meredith Monk, one by the extra­or­di­nary Moondog, and a duet with Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim) and Archie Schepp. We hope you enjoy.

    For extra plea­sure play all three at once.

  • We been blipped

    As of today we are offi­cial­ly BLIP, an inde­pen­dent lit mag heir to MississippiReview.com. As is men­tioned else­where, we have the same edi­to­r­i­al group plus some new addi­tions, and we will pub­lish a quar­ter­ly mag­a­zine as a struc­tured pub­li­ca­tion in January, April, July, and October. In addi­tion we’ll do a This Week page which Meg Pokrass is work­ing with us on, and a Favorites –more

  • Meg Pokrass named editor at large

    We at (some­times) RICK mag­a­zine are par­tic­u­lar­ly pleased today to announce that Meg Pokrass has joined our lit­tle group as Editor at Large. She begins imme­di­ate­ly head­ing up a project called This Week (This Week in your menu bar) where she will put who knows what? Other edi­tors may con­tribute as well, if they dare. We have no clew what will be put there and will attempt not to intrude edi­to­ri­al­ly –more

  • This wonderful video

  • Tree museum

    And from our friend Courtney Eldridge, the Tree Museum.

  • Speaking of Cheryl

    Speaking of Cheryl, maybe you’ve seen this piece already–Capping Stress in New Orleans

  • Submission deadline Sept 15th

    We’re invit­ing sub­mis­sions for the fall issue of BLIP, edit­ed by Gary Percesepe and Sara Lippman. It is pri­mar­i­ly a fic­tion issue, but if you hap­pen to have a splen­did essay, who knows? Click for details.