Born Magazine, Issue 1 2008 BORN MAGAZINE : ISSUE 1 2008 RELEASE www.bornmagazine.org IN THIS ISSUE : >> Culinary Pantoum Writer: David Floyd / Artist: Tim May >> Five Kinds of Weather Roll Across Texas Writer: Stefi Weisburd / Artist: Jason Doherty >> What Afterlife Writer: Keetje Kuipers / Artist: Andrew Kostiuk >> Among the Gospel Trees, the Only Moving Thing Writer: Amy Newman / Artist: FiveStone >> Cover art: Christopher Nielsen SPECIAL THANKS TO: >> Media Temple (http://www.mediatemple.net ), BornMagazine.org’s generous hosting sponsor. >> Contributing editors Michael Robins and Tenaya Darlington for their selections for this issue. >> BORN IN NYC: Join Born’s editor Anmarie Trimble and other online editors for Habitable Planets and Black Holes: Mapping the Expanding Cyber-Universe of the New Literary Media at the 2008 AWP Conference. See www.bornmagazine.org for details. Continue the evolution of collaborative arts! Make a donation to support the magazine & future arts events: www.bornmagazine.org/support.html Born Magazine is devoted to the concept of artistic collaboration. Artists, writers, programmers, musicians and others working in diverse genres combine traditional and emerging media to encourage the evolution of literary art forms and storytelling on the Web. Born Magazine has featured over 350 collaborative projects and has received numerous awards, including honors from The One Show Interactive, Barcelona Online Film Festival, and several international Flash Film Festivals. The magazine’s work has been profiled in many print and online magazines, including The New York Times , BBCi Arts, Novum, and Communication Arts. Born Magazine is the online counterpart of Born Presents, which produces collaborative, interactive storytelling installations. Born is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization founded in 1996.