We direct your jaundiced attention to the Wags Review, where several of our recent literary preoccupations–Wells Tower, Brian Evenson, Mark Greif, and David Eggers–stand for interviews or otherwise contribute fiction, etc., to the online-only magazine’s first issue. Wag is for “Web-based magazine,” which is probably going to catch on about as well as UHB did. But as far as “revolutionizing online literature” goes–as their heated opening manifesto has it–we are not haters.
Evenson’s collaboration with photographer John Sellekaers, in the author’s traditionally hardboiled apocalyptic vein, is particularly good. The first piece, “One Last Drive,” responding to a photo of a car in a parking lot, begins:
Open-air urinals and deranged fathers also feature. [h/t the Observer]