The online mag Bodega launched this week with some exciting content and cool-looking chickens with timers (check out their website and see what I mean…trust me, you will want a chicken timer soon enough).
In Issue 1, Lydia Davis basically rediscovers my commute from Jersey to New York from…
We’ve been working hard for months to prepare for the launch of Bodega, and here it is. Our first issue is officially out!
We’re so excited to present to you these excellent pieces of writing by Lydia Davis, Kimberly Grey, Max Ross, and Adam Soldofsky. We also had the chance to interview Emma Straub about her fantastic new novel, Laura Lamont’s Life In Pictures, which is out today from Riverhead Books!
We’re here to give you a handful of essential pieces you can digest in one sitting, and we plan to continue doing so on the first Monday of every month. So check out our site, and enjoy our first issue as you eat your breakfast! www.bodegamag.com
If you’re in the New York City area, don’t forget to join us at our Brooklyn launch party this Friday. Emma Straub and Adam Soldofsky will be reading their fiction and poetry!
We are always looking for new work that might fill our future issues, so if you’re a writer please do submit! We accept fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. You can find our submission guidelines here.
If you’re in or around New York City, mark your calendars! BODEGA is throwing a party to celebrate the launch of our first issue!
EMMA STRAUB will be reading from her new book, Laura Lamont’s Life In Pictures.
ADAM SOLDOFSKY will be reading poetry.
Come to Pacific Standard in Brooklyn to hear them and mingle with Bodega editors and friends!
Happy hour special on drinks: $1 off everything until 8 pm!
Check out our website: www.bodegamag.com
Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/bodegamag
And don’t forget to look for Issue #1, which will go live on our site starting Tuesday, September 4th. It’s going to feature some incredible fiction and poetry, plus an interview with Emma Straub!
Check out this poem in The Awl by our very own poetry editor, Ben Purkert!
Also, an interview featuring a recording of the poem: