Philly-area authors read rock and rolling stories, essays, and poems about growing Bob Dylan’s beard, the unromantic side of sex, touring with Nick Cave, and the middle-aged tepid glory of Night Ranger. Barrelhouse Literary Magazine presents short readings on Rock & Roll, engaging the audience while embracing the attitude. Barrelhouse is a biannual print journal that bridges the gap between serious art and pop culture and features fiction, poetry, interviews, and essays about music, art, and the detritus of popular culture. Stories originally published in Barrelhouse have been featured in the Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, and the Million Writer’s Award.
Reviews Reviews Reviews Barrelhouse has quickly established itself as a refuge… where irreverence and humor take precedence over traditional literary forms DCist.com Barrelhouse offers the best of both worlds. The material is literary and meaningful while maintaining broad appeal. Newpages.com