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10k poets
Spoken word - written art & poetic video

1727 On the Levee
An independent artist series featuring original musical, visual and performance art in a gallery and lounge setting

Absinthe Lounge
The official mad stomping ground of Mad Swirl Open Mic
An online literary journal for flash fiction, poetry and prose

Art&Seek is a service from KERA for North Texas where creative people can come together to find, discuss, create and react to art.

American Xanthos
A storytelling collective spear-headed by Cheyenne Gallion

The Cartier Street Review
The Cartier Street Review is a not-for-profit magazine. Bernard Alain - Principal Editor / Joy Leftow - Production Editor

Death List Five (voice of the lunatic fringe)
Zine/e-zine of poets Joey Cloudy and Jolee Davis

Bringing together poets/spoken word artists & fans of poetry thruout the DFW area

duotrope's digest
A database of over 2350 current markets for Fiction and Poetry

Haggard & Halloo
Independent ezine publishes surreal poetry by underground writers

Farrago Productions
Bringing live production to the literary, visual, and sonic arts; creating events that represent the unique foci of their literary magazine, Farrago's Wainscot

Karen X
A performer of punk rock, poetry & producer of avant-garde events

Literary Chaos Ezine

Mad Swirl on facebook
Everyone has a facebook page nowadays...why not us?

Mad Swirl on MySpace
Again, everyone has a MySpace page nowadays...why not us?

Mad Swirl on twitter
Finally, everyone is twittering nowadays...why not us?

Home of Moonlady (aka Amy Martin)

P.A.O. Productions
Peter Orozco's site dedicated to the DFW poetic and musical scenes past and present

The Plebian Rag
This online/print magazine presents a collective of voices who have one mission; to create literature/art that will reshape the social landscape which has become a virtual cesspool of mass marketed conformists, to bolster an effect that will cause a shift in the social conscience for a better world

Poetry Pacific
a literary e.zine for true lovers of words & wisdom

Subversive Verse
Meeting all your revolutionary needs. Books on Beats, Anti-Heros, Spiritual and Chemical Enlightenment. All at old time low down prices!

The mad swirlin' musical trio

Torch'D Entertainment
Dallas' very own live entertainment using fire techniques such as Fire Breathing, Fire Eating and Fire Spinning. Burlesque, belly dance and tribal dancers.

WordSpace is a non-profit North Texas literary organization dedicated to supporting indigenous literature and connecting the best of world literature to local readers. Throughout the year WordSpace presents author readings, workshops, concerts and salons. Its mission is to promote the use of imaginative language and its creators working in traditional and experimental forms.

Wanna be our friend? The only ones for us are the mad ones, the manic ones, the passionate ones. Are you any or all of the above? If so let us know and we'll have our website point to your website (and vice-versa is always nice too). Drop us an e-mail and tell us who you are, what you do and a link to your site. All our contact info is available on our submissions page.