A brand new outlet for artists is coming to San Diego.
Native writers and poets on Saturday introduced the upcoming debut of “The Mission,” a month-to-month publication that can showcase comics, cartoons, poetry, quick fiction, pictures and visible arts, that includes content material from native and nationwide artists.
Igor Goldkind, an creator and a San Diego resident who is without doubt one of the founders of Comedian-Con, stated the “The Mission” goals to assist artists who might not have plenty of publicity or funding to market their works.
“What we need to do with the Mission is to present folks a platform,” stated Goldkind.
Contributors will likely be paid, though Goldkind stated it gained’t be loads as “The Mission” will function as a nonprofit. The primary situation is anticipated to come back out by the tip of August. It will likely be 96 pages and will likely be offered for below $8 in comedian outlets across the nation.
Curran Jeffery, a San Diego poet, stated this can be a good place to launch the periodical.
“San Diego, each within the metropolis and within the county, has a big poetry group,” he stated.
One of many largest native contributors to poetry have been the favored books of Dr. Seuss.
“He taught us about poetry with out us figuring out about it by means of his rhymes,” stated Jeffery.
Goldkind stated “The Mission” will assist remind folks of their humanity, particularly in these troubling instances.
The announcement of “The Mission” featured poetry readings from a number of authors, together with Miles Krogfus, of San Diego.
“Poetry is magic,” stated Krogfus.