The Best of Mad Swirl : v2023 Anthology

by on April 1, 2024 :: 0 comments

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! The Best of Mad Swirl : v2023 is a 110-page anthology featuring 52 poets, 12 short fiction writers, and four artists whose works were presented on MadSwirl.com throughout 2023. We editors reviewed the entire year’s output to ensure this collection is truly “the best of Mad Swirl.” The works represent diverse voices and vantages …

25 Years of Madness & Still Swirl’n

by on January 1, 2024 :: 0 comments

t’was 25 years ago today that Mad Swirl began to whirl our way! Yep, a full score & a half ago, our creative outlet, Mad Swirl, was born! I still can’t believe we’ve been swirlin’ together since way back in 1999. Who woulda thunk that an idea to start a small local zine would have evolved into the worldwide presence …

Hot Off the Mad Swirl Press…

by on November 20, 2023 :: 0 comments

Mad Swirl started with ink on paper. Our very first issue, a self-titled zine was published in 1999 and consisted of 32 glorious Xeroxed pages filled with poetry, prose, art and a whole lotta miscellaneous madnesses. Thru the years we published six issues of our Mad Swirl zine along with a handful of poetry chapbooks for a few local loco …