Revolver is an arts and cultural magazine based in Minneapolis. We aim to publish writing that is concrete and resonant.

Works on Revolver

dog house
WANTED 27 by

First sentence: “This summer my ambient metal band, [Enter Band Name], is going to record our best album ever, in a doghouse.” Due Date: Thursday, September 17th, 11:59 PM. Length: 300 words.

Wanted 26 by

First sentence: We took the sock out of the camp director’s mouth so he could plead his case. Due Date: Thursday, August 13th, 11:59 PM.
Length: 300 words.

WANTED 25.I by

Welcome to the hustle, folks. Its simple. Create a character. Answer the following questions in the voice of that character.
The winner of WANTED 25 will win a 3-month prompt-based Serial Project.

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Firelogues #2 by

Firelogues is a series of neighborhood-centered talks, music, and drink that will span the deep winter. February holds our second edition. [2/20/15] WRITER / MUSICIAN Andy Sturdevant / LOTT (Leah Ottman of We Are The Willows)      HOW IT WORKS:    1. In this edition, writer Andy Sturdevant has selected three possible topics, using […]

WANTED 24 by

First lines: He swallowed the last of his Christmas spirits and dropped the bottle down the chimney. “That fucker better show up soon.” 300 words. Due 12/23/14

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Documenting The Book Marks #1 by

On the evening of November 16, 2014, Revolver launched The Book Marks, an investigation into the power of the storyteller. The first iteration of this project was a Book Cover Design Contest—with a twist.