Dragnet Magazine Issue One
Dragnet Issue One features work by Sheila Heti, Jacob Wren, and J.R. Carpenter, as well as many upcoming voices. Dragnet Magazine is a new online/eBook literary journal that trawls the sea of stories for the best fiction. We publish energetic pieces that push the boundaries of narrative form and/or work that makes us laugh, smile, cry, or have any strong reaction besides yawning, which I guess isn't actually that strong a reaction, but you get the point.
32 Dragnet Magazine Why I Am Different from Margaret Atwood and What I Don’t Gain from Humping Duvets by Erica Schmidt I have nothing to show for my evenings humping duvets. Surely Margaret Atwood never spends her evenings humping duvets. When such evenings occur, the nervous-void, anxious-boredom evenings, Margaret Atwood gathers her creativity together and amalgamates familiar objects and universally deep occurrences in order to arrive at stunning and poignant similes. Her similes become poems. Her poems are recited at shrines. Margaret Atwood would not open a bottle of screw-top wine and roll up her lime-green turquoise- daisied duvet and hump it profusely, so that she wouldn’t be horny for her date with a man she has no desire of sleeping with. She does not go on dates with men she doesn’t want to sleep with. She does not live on streets where they forget to pick up the recycling. I get up from my time with my lime- green turquoise-daisied duvet. I decide that I am about as aroused as possible