is this up is a monthly publication of short fiction. Each issue features two authors.

is this up is strange because we are strange.

is this up seeks writing that is joyfully experimental, artificial, transgressive, restlessly inventive, searching and wild.

is this up is, generally speaking, short fiction, prose poetry, and possibly black & white comics.

is this up publishes work by two authors each month in a 5 x 7 in., 16-page chapbook format that is nicely designed and pleasing to read and own.

A year's subscription to is this up is comprised of 12 issues (one per month) + whatever bonus materials I can think of (likely downloadable materials).

Only 125 subscriptions will be sold in 2018. Individual copies will be available for purchase on a limited basis. No more than 150 total copies will be printed. Unsold issues will be placed in undisclosed locations for free discovery.

Subscription rate $3.50 per copy (or $42 per year). Individual copies (as available) are $5.00 + $1.00 shipping per copy.

The publication will be launched in April of 2018. Available in the U.S. only.