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Grand Rapids , Mi

Who we are

TRIGGER & IMPLODE! A counter-culture press grinding through the dumpster fire of the 6th extinction.

POETRY, PULP & PUNK! is our original foundation… Poets, artists, writers…sound off! Grinding through the dumpster fire that can be life…possibly get published as a voice from the fire.

Hitting you on a multitude of fronts with individual works, thematic anthologies and soon to be expanding into the realm of pulp collections and graphic novels along with the TRIGGER AND IMPLODE nomadic open MICS and a other multimedia ventures.

Check out what we’ve put out thus far…

https://www.amazon.com/Books-Dumpster-Fire-Press/s?rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_27%3ADumpster+Fire+Press

Stay tuned for more info of what we will be publishing in the future and follow our blog VOICES FROM THE FIRE featuring poetry, writing and art of all sorts.

CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR SUBMISSIONS BUT WE’LL BE GETTING A BETTER HOLD ON OUR ACT AROUND APRIL 2023 SO DEFINITELY STAY TUNED OR SOMETHING…

Times New Roman 12pt font

1.15-1.5 spacing

Up to 4 poems (can be single spaced)

flash fiction is welcome

nothing more than twenty pages of prose

art of any medium other than dead rodents stapled to a box sent to my house is welcome..

Come jump into the fire, let us burn together.

*All the people who submit to me and tab out your poems in the center, YOU’RE DEAD TO ME FROM NOW ON…it’s not cute, it’s annoying and you’re definitely not being artistic…these submissions will be disregarded from now on, no matter how good you are.

MANUSCRIPTS: INVITE ONLY

MUST BE A PREVIOUS CONTRIBUTOR

Must be word doc 6×9 size

6×9 size and adhere to the same guidelines as above.


“Life is death, every day you live you get one step closer to death.”

Homeless guy at the construction site, on wild drunken night

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