Añ outgrowth of the Black Ice Books series andliterary magazine, Alt-X's Black Ice: Fiction ForA Wired Nation section continues to develop aneditorial vision firmly rooted in The RivalTradition.
The work shöwcased here is modeledafter the great avant-garde literary writing ofpast. Alt-X has often been compared to important presses of the print world like The Evergreen Review, City Lights, Olympia Press and New Directions. In response to the Multi-National Corporate Publishing Industry's need to uniformally produce and promote lowest-common denominator info-tainment for a massive, yet passive, audience of book consumers, the editors of Black Ice have been publishing some of the most offensive, sexy, and formally adventurous writing of the last fifteen years, constituting what we believe is a Changing of The Garde. Enter at your own risk.