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Editorial: Tuck Magazine 2016

    Tuck Magazine had a record breaking 2016, publishing an increased number of articles as each month progressed, easily surpassing the achievements of the year before.

Editorial – A few necessary and important words

By Michael Organ Given the daily political tumult around the world and a certain circus in the United States, it is again time and necessary to state Tuck Magazine’s position amidst the madness.

Tuck Magazine 2015

  Tuck Magazine had a record breaking 2015, publishing an increased number of articles as each month progressed, easily surpassing the achievements of the year before.

APRIL EDITORIAL

      We are well into spring and in keeping with the spirit of this season of rebirth we have once again evolved to incorporate other more socially conscious aspects of the arts. 

MARCH EDITORIAL

        “Beware the Ides of March” was a dark and menacing warning to Julius Caesar to be wary on the 15th, and with good reason as he was assassinated in the senate on that date. Luckily for Tuck, we publish on March 1st, or the ‘Kalends’ according to the old Roman Calendar…

DECEMBER EDITORIAL

          The final month of 2011 has arrived and holidays are beckoning us to eat and imbibe, often to excess and to spend time with family and friends. This month’s issue is a good summation of the first three months of Tuck’s publication as well as my original creative intent: to […]

OCTOBER EDITORIAL

          This is the first issue of a new magazine for writers and readers alike. I feel I should say something meaningful and metaphorical about birth and the advent of a new venture, but instead, I’ll simply tell you what to expect from our maiden voyage.  

FEBRUARY EDITORIAL

      February is the chameleon of our calendar, a time of transition, from one season to another.  Every four years it is the rebel month, leap yearing us into March but also boasting ownership of St. Valentine’s Day, when lovers, roses and chocolate sweeten up what is traditionally looked on with disdain as […]

Submissions Guidelines

For all writers, journalists and artists, please read our submissions guidelines page before submitting poetry, fiction, reportage, art or a pitch for an article. It is standard practice for all writers to refer to the guidelines page so that there is no confusion about requirements. It is standard policy in the publishing industry for all […]

MAY EDITORIAL

        In May flowers bloom, days grow ever longer and there is the palpable emotional shift in response to the seasonal promise of never ending summer days and sultry nights.

JANUARY EDITORIAL

      According the Mayan Calendar, 2012 is supposed to herald the end of an age, or the end of the world, depending on how you define the contents of your glass. I prefer to lean toward the former and indeed, there is every indication that we are on the precipice of something life […]

GRIFTERS OF THE WORD: PLAGIARISM, POETRY AND TUCK

          Oxford Dictionary Plagiarism noun [mass noun] the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own. Tuck is no longer a virgin. We lost our innocence earlier this year, courtesy of plagiarist David R. Morgan

TUCK NEWS: GHANA POET AND TUCK CONTRIBUTOR MICHAEL KWEKU KESSE SOMUAH WINS LITERARY AWARD IN GHANA

                      On October 25th 2012, poet Michael Kweku Kesse Somuah was awarded the National Youth Achievers Award (NYAA) by His Excellency President John Mahama.

EDITORIAL: TUCK TRANSFORMATION

As many of you have noticed, the publication of this magazine has been sporadic for the past few months.  We have been remodeling and redesigning Tuck to fit the needs of readers online and quite frankly, a monthly publication schedule is simply not enough to meet the demands of readers and writers alike who visit […]

JUNE EDITORIAL: TUCK, THE WRITERS’ UNION OF CANADA AND INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING

    Several months ago author Genni Gunn (Solitaria Signature editions 2010) invited me  to attend  The Writers’ Union of Canada AGM Onwards conference in Ottawa as a guest panelist. The event was held recently from May 30 – June 1 and my role was to discuss book reviewing with moderator and author/editor Ian LeTourneau, co-panelists writer […]

TUCK AND SCREAM FOR PEACE INTERVIEW

  Monday I took Tuck magazine, via Skype, with me to San Francisco’s Radio Valencia for an interview on the Scream For Peace radio show.

JUNE EDITORIAL

Gay, straight, bisexual, transgender, black, white, oriental, Christian, Jew, Muslim, Atheist…

NOVEMBER EDITORIAL

As always, this months video showcases our interview subject’s area of artistic expertise. Although you will recognize Dave Carroll from his massive youtube success ‘United Breaks Guitars,’ it is his Song ‘Everyday Heroes’ that will give you pause for thought regarding the crucial role of emergency workers and first responders in our daily lives.