Revolutionizing Literature: Literary Magazines and the Digital Age

by Alexandra Cichon

In the wee hours of the morning, with the DIAGRAM magazine tab open in my browser, I surf the magazine’s current issue, absorbing each pixel of avant-garde poems and clicking rapidly between diagrams. Besides my unequivocal love for the concept DIAGRAM pushes—“odd but good”— oozing from the crisp white and black aesthetic of each issue,… More Revolutionizing Literature: Literary Magazines and the Digital Age by Alexandra Cichon

Keeping a Beginner’s Mind: An Interview with Dave Mercier by Carleton Whaley (2016)

Dave Mercier is the creator of the comic Mercworks, a weekly webcomic strip. He has self-published two collections of his comics, Mercworks: The Joy of Despair and Mercworks: The Cure for the Human Condition. Carleton Whaley: So I guess I’ll just start off with a basic question about Mercworks. How long have you been making it, exactly?… More Keeping a Beginner’s Mind: An Interview with Dave Mercier by Carleton Whaley (2016)

The Graphic Novel: Art and Literature Worthy of Merit

by Theresa Kurzawa

When approaching the subject of graphic novels (or more colloquially known as “comic books”), one often infers that their sole purpose is the mindless entertainment of youths with little to no literary or artistic merit. There are many reasons that this stereotype of graphic novels exists, and one of them pertains to the idea that… More The Graphic Novel: Art and Literature Worthy of Merit by Theresa Kurzawa

2015 UConn BFA Exhibition

The Windham Artspace in downtown Willimantic was one crowded art space as a sizable bunch of spectators gathered to view the culminating work of nearly fifty graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students from the University of Connecticut last night. An impressive plethora of photography, painting, illustration, books, sculpture, installation, printwork, multimedia and communication designs met… More 2015 UConn BFA Exhibition