• NEWS
  • OPOSSUM on VINYL

    Folks who haven’t yet acquired a copy of OPOSSUM’s debut FALL 2016 ISSUE – and those of you who have but don’t have a record player – must be dying to hear what’s on that little red slab of vinyl in the marsupial pocket in back. Wait no longer! Here are the three tracks in […]

  • Essay
  • Baked Possum by Chris Offutt

    I’d like to make absolutely clear how much I love possums.  They live the way I feel most of the time—a nomadic living fossil, a loner unable to tolerate company except during mating season.  Fortunately for them, that period occurs every six months.  Possum, opossum, how do I love thee?  Let me count the ways! […]

  • NEWS
  • Note from Dallas

    The OPOSSUM Texas debut event at Deep Vellum Bookstore in Dallas went swimmingly.  It was supposed to start at 4, but by then only three people had showed up, so we waited, and by 4:30, we had a full house of 35 or so attendees and they continued to trickle in after we started. Of these, most […]

  • Interviews
  • The White Albums

    Today is the 48th anniversary of the release of The Beatles, better known as the White Album. To celebrate, here’s an outtake from the tumultuous recording sessions for that album, capturing “Revolution” as well as bits that would become “Revolution 9” before the mitosis of those two songs was complete. Note: it sounds better if […]

  • FEATURED ARTISTS
  • Two-Voiced Flute, a Poem by Uche Ogbuji

    OPOSSUM contributor Uche Ogbuji was born in Calabar, Nigeria, lived in Egypt, England and elsewhere before settling near Boulder, Colorado. His poetry is published worldwide, and his chapbook, Ndewo, Colorado won Colorado Book and Westword awards. He is featured in the Best New African Poets 2015 anthology. Uche’s work roots in Igbo sensibility, but weaves […]

  • NEWS
  • OPOSSUM DEBUT!

    Opossum Magazine is on its way! Our beautiful (if we may say so ourselves) first issue is in the print pipeline and will be in our hands in time for our debut reading, 6 PM, November 4 at Portland’s Tender Loving Empire. The reading is part  of the Lit Crawl which is happening on the […]

  • NEWS
  • OPOSSUM’s Debut Coming This November

    You’ve found OPOSSUM, the literary marsupial for writing animated by music! We’re excited to announce that our first issue is coming together for November release. Our debut will feature fiction, nonfiction, poems, interviews, and flash, all contained in an 8×8 format with striking cover art and a 7-inch record of music and poetry readings tucked […]