Issue 8 · Summer 2018

Welcome to Issue 8 of Nixes Mate Review. With every new horror, with every new heatwave, with every norm a carcass swept up in the dustbin of history there is always poetry and literature and the ocean's the navigational hazards that become beacons and welcoming shores. We share new voices…

Issue 7 · Spring 2018

Welcome to Issue 7 of Nixes Mate Review. The Spring that never starts is the Spring that is sorely missed, unless you like Nor'easters. Our fabled navigational hazard was slashed and bashed about and funneled up to her gunwales. Aquarium was flooded and still the sea rose. They found fossilized…

Issue 6 · Winter 2018

Welcome to Issue 6 of Nixes Mate Review. Up here in Boston we could use some of that fabled global warming everyone's talking about. Our navigational hazard namesake is encrusted with a briny rime. With climate change, we may lose Nixes Mate to a 3 meter rise in sea level,…

Issue 5 · Fall 2017

Welcome to Issue 5 of Nixes Mate Review. Hurricanes, both politically and meteorologically, have dominated the news this past year. If you step outside of that entropic, emotionally draining funnel of fake fake fake news, international pseudo bravado, palace intrigue and sports, you will find a small navigational hazard in…

Issue 4 · Summer 2017

Welcome to Issue 4 of Nixes Mate Review. Summer, that season of discontented contentment when the twin-barreled human indulgences of violence and leisure become an estranged microburst; when tree branches, pedestrians, small animals, unhinged children along with various signs, portents, carriages, bicycles and small cars become enmeshed in a chiaroscuro…

Issue 3 · Spring 2017

Welcome to Issue 3 of Nixes Mate Review. Spring came early in Boston this winter. But now that it is Spring, Winter spits its last breath at us. As we edited this issue, a theme emerged that surprised us ... Death. That infamous black page. Alas, Poor Yorick, we only knew…

Issue 2 · Winter 2017

Welcome to Issue 2 of Nixes Mate Review. We experienced an election of discontent. They tore down the old Allston/Brighton tolls. The weather in Boston remains execrable. Our friend's shop in Brooklyn, that we helped build, Quimbys Bookstore NYC, is open for business. We published our first Nixes Mate…

Issue 1 · Fall 2016

Welcome to Nixes Mate Review. Out of the ashes of the 1980s Allston zine scene comes a new journal of hand-crafted artisanal literature. We are excited about our first issue. We can almost taste the ferrous grit of photocopied paper, almost smell the poverty of basement print shops, feel the…