The SAFETY PIN REVIEW is a new, biweekly literary magazine featuring work of fewer than 30 words, with a major D.I.Y. twist: in addition to being published online, each piece is hand-painted onto a cloth back patch, which is attached (via safety pins) to one of our operatives—a collective network of authors, punks, thieves, and anarchists—who wear it everywhere they go for a week.
We’re looking for literary quality, hard-hitting stories with an afterburn. Scare us. Intimidate us. Make us horny. Make us swoon. Send us only your very best.
Essentially, you will have two audiences: those who come to the website to read the magazine, and then an entirely unintentional one, i.e., the random people who see one of us roaming around with your story pinned to our back. Thirty words is short enough—you can read it by accident. Whether they like it or not, your words will stick with strangers. Guerilla, subversive, subconscious fiction, sneaking into the minds of friend and stranger alike. We think all of this is awesome.
The SAFETY PIN REVIEW is curated and edited by Simon Jacobs, a young writer of no particular renown. He’s the one in the leather jacket. You can find him and this zine on Twitter under @mohawko and @safetypinreview, respectively.
Any questions/comments/love (monetary and/or sexual) can be addressed to safetypinreview [at] gmail [dot] com.
What are you waiting for? Let’s get this show on the road.
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