Tonight at Slake After Dark: A Toast of Thanks to You, Plus Aimee Bender and the Socialistics
This week we saw a tremendous sight when we checked our Slakebank account balance. After the required waiting period, Amazon released the Kickstarter funds we raised thanks to your... Read more
It's Official—We're Funded! Thank You Backers of Slake: Los Angeles
This will always be a Christmas we'll remember thanks to you, our Kickstarter backers.
Last night, while we were enjoying Christmas and Hanukkah dinner with friends and family—roast goose and... Read more
We Made Our Kickstarter Goal! Thanks to All of Our Fantastic SLAKE: LOS ANGELES Backers
We just broke out the bubbly—sparkling cider, that is—here at Slake HQ thanks to Scott Burau, who saw that we were just short of making our Kickstarter goal and increased... Read more
New SLAKE: LOS ANGELES Kickstarter Reward: Hank Cherry's Extremely Hard, Incredibly Thirst Quenching Lessons in Tennis Serving, Poetry Writing and Ginger Ale Imbibing
Newest Reward Demonstrates Dedication to Slake: Los Angeles by Its Writer and Artist Contributors
...Plus, Last-Minute Holiday Gift Subscriptions to Slake Available Until Wed., Dec. 21, Noon PST
One of... Read more
Last-Minute Gift Subscriptions for SLAKE: LOS ANGELES Still Available — Act Before Wed., Dec. 21, Noon PST
With just seven days to go before Christmas, seven days before the end of Slake: Los Angeles's Kickstarter campaign and $7,047 to go before we reach our $25,000 goal,... Read more
JAMIE BRISICK on Why SLAKE: LOS ANGELES Matters
“Not only has Slake given Los Angeles a wonderful, slow-cooked lit journal, it's provided a sense of community, a scene, a movement. Slakeevents feel familial, and often end in... Read more
More Kickstarter Love for Slake: Los Angeles ... And Tonight, Novelist and Poet Luke Davies and More Slake Contributors Appear at LA's Chevalier Books
Slake Was "Project of the Day," a "Project We Love" Now "Project in the News" and "Badass" Too
We love waking up to good news from our unseen pals at... Read more
Anne Fishbein’s Facebook Challenge
Artist Matjames Donates Assemblage Sculpture for SLAKE: LOS ANGELES Kickstarter Campaign
We're delighted to tell you that the LA artist Matjames Metson has donated one of his mini assemblage sculptures to Slake's Kickstarter campaign. We are offering it at the... Read more
Thank You, Kickstarter! Slake: Los Angeles Is Today's Project of the Day
We were thrilled to wake up to the news that Kickstarter has made Slake: Los Angeles today's Project of the Day.
Here's an excerpt from the note that Mike from... Read more
Face to Face with Slake
But what I think I like best about Slake is its list of release parties and readings dotting bookstores and galleries all over town ... . Hearing Slake'swriters... Read more
BEN EHRENREICH on Why SLAKE: LOS ANGELES Matters
"For years, there has been a giant Slake-sized hole in L.A.'s media landscape. We're fortunate that Joe Donnelly and Laurie Ochoa stepped in to fill it, to create an... Read more
AARON ROSE on Why SLAKE: LOS ANGELES Matters
"I've been disappointed for many years with the vapid indistinguishability of the magazines Los Angeles had to offer. Then came Slake. Finally a publication that reflects the Los Angeles... Read more
Photography by Anne Fishbein and Shannon Donnelly Added to Slake: Los Angeles Kickstarter Rewards
Two of Los Angeles's finest photographers (and Slake contributors), Anne Fishbein and Shannon Donnelly, have given us some of their best Slake images to use as Kickstarter rewards.
The first,... Read more
Slake: One of the "Best"
Last night we learned that a piece from our first issue, "Artichoke" by Erica Zora Wrightson, is listed as a Notable Essay in this year's edition of The Best... Read more
Paintings by LA Artists Ingrid Allen and Anne McCaddon Added to Slake: Los Angeles Kickstarter Rewards
We are thrilled to add two new Kickstarter rewards, each at the $1,000 level, from LA artists (and Slake contributors) Ingrid Allen and Anne McCaddon.
The first... Read more
Upgraded $75 and $200 Rewards for Slake: Los Angeles
We heard from some of our backers looking for a more affordable way to get a subscription to Slakefor holiday gift giving through our Kickstarter rewards—and we listened! We've... Read more
Great First 24 Hours!
We've had twenty-five deeply generous backers in our first twenty-four hours. Consider yourselves pioneers of L.A. independent publishing. Everyone at Slake is sending tons of gratitude your way. Let's keep... Read more