Always Crashing Issue One - Launch

Join us for the official Chicago launch of Always Crashing Issue One! With readings by

Alex Higley
Anne Yoder
Christian TeBordo
Ori Fienberg

Always Crashing is a literary magazine devoted to surfaces and form, to publishing work that seeks something via discontinuity, untruth, fantasy, artificiality, the plastic, deep superficiality, and attention to its own construction.

Alex Higley is the author of Cardinal and Other Stories and Old Open. He has been previously published by Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, New World Writing, PANK, Fanzine, and elsewhere. He contributed text to Alec Soth’s “The Frank Album.” He lives in Evanston, Illinois with his wife and dog.

Anne K. Yoder’s work has appeared in Fence, Bomb, and Tin House, among other publications, and is forthcoming in They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing. She is a staff writer for The Millions and a member of Meekling Press, a collective micropress based in Chicago. Currently she is working on a novel, The Enhancers, about coming of age in a in a techno-pharmaceutical society.

Christian TeBordo is the author of five books, most recently a novel, Toughlahoma, and a collection of short fiction, The Awful Possibilities. He lives in Chicago where he is assistant professor of English and director of the MFA Program at Roosevelt University.

Ori Fienberg’s poetry, essays, and short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in venues such as Essay Daily, PANK, DIAGRAM, Mid-American Review, Passages North, and Subtropics. He is a graduate of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program and works as an associate director of academic integrity for the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. More of his writing can be found at


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Event date: 

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Event address: 

1474 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622