MAKE Literary Productions, NFP is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose purpose is to publish contemporary literary writing through the biannual print publication, MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, to stage readings and integrative arts events, and to educate through public forums on literature and writing and publishing workshops.
MAKE Literary Productions is partially supported by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs, and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine
Chicago is a storyteller’s city, and MAKE is the story’s magazine. Chock full of fiction, poetry, essays, art, and reviews MAKE is substantial in both feel and scope. MAKE expands on the Chicago tradition to entertain and to inform.
A biannual publication, MAKE circulates 1,000 copies twice a year throughout Chicago and beyond. Find MAKE in Chicago area bookstores and making the rounds at special events, such as readings and festivals. MAKE was founded in 2004 by Ramsin Canon, Sarah Dodson, and Mike Zapata.
These people currently make MAKE:
Creative Director, Johnathan Crawford
MLP Director/Managing Editor, Sarah Dodson
Fiction Editor, Kamilah Foreman
Nonfiction Editor, Kathryn Scanlan
Poetry Editor, Joel Craig
Reviews Editor, Mark Molloy
Portfolio Art Editor, Stacie Johnson
Story Art Editor, Caleb Lyons
Associate Editors, Joseph Drogos, LC Fiore, Hallie Paladino, Ellen Placey Wadey, Kate Sommer, Tom Mundt
Contributing Editors, Don De Grazia, Steffi Drewes, Joseph Drogos, Katie Geha, Lindsay Hunter, Aaron Michael Morales, Kathleen Rooney
Proofreader/ Copy Editor, Sarah Kramer
Assistant Managing Editor, Kristin Boyd
Intern, Connor Goodwin
Reviews on Newpages.com
Review of issue 9 on Fluid / Exchange by Steve Halle
March 2010, MAKE co-founder, 848 contributor and Gapersblock.com political columnist Ramsin Canon stopped by the WBEZ studios to talk MAKE with Allison Cuddy. And now, we will refer to him as our official spokesperson.
MAKE is available at numerous bookstores throughout Chicago, as well as the US.
To order a subscription for your library, contact SWETS.
MAKE is available anywhere, anytime, online.
Support MAKE Your subscriptions and tax-deductible financial support are immensely appreciated and keep us in action.
MAKE Literary Productions, NFP
2822 W. Dickens #3
Chicago, IL 60647
(info at makemag.com)
Interested in writing reviews?
Submit your contact information and samples of your previous work to the Reviews Editor
Sarah Dodson, Director/Managing Editor
e: sarah at makemag.com
A while back, we were on The Lit Show. Listen up.
I submit that literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity. Now we all know.
Chicago: City on the Make