Radio Silence

Art direction, hiring and direction of illustrators, print and digital graphic design and production for this high-quality annual bookshelf magazine and monthly digital app for desktop, iPhone and iPad. Brand art direction for live events and associated advertising.

Radio Silence presents rock music and literature side-by-side and explores their exhilarating relationship. Featuring fiction, essays, conversations and poetry from Ray Bradbury, Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), David Remnick, Dashiell Hammett, Sam Lipsyte, Rick Moody, Jim White, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Pinsky, Tobias Wolff, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edith Wharton, Siegfried Sassoon, and a multitude of other literary and musical icons.

Selected by Library Journal as one of the Ten Best New Magazines in the Country.

Winner, 2015 Pushcart Prize.

Recognized by 2016 Society of Illustrators for art direction and illustration in the 2016 editorial illustration exhibition and print annual.

Radio Silence in PRINT

Print issues of Radio Silence run 200+ pages and feature gorgeous premium spot-color and full-color printing, embossed covers and illustrations by the world's top artists. Distributed across North America by Barnes and Noble and other regional distributors.


The digital edition of Radio Silence appears monthly online and in our iPhone, iPad and Android apps.  In addition to the high-quality writing and art found in our print edition, Radio Silence digital features exclusive fiction, book and music reviews, interviews and supplemental audio and video content.


Radio Silence live events have included performances by Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields, Dungbeetle (featuring author Sam Lipsyte and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy), Tanya Donelly, Jim White, John Vanderslice, Daniel Handler, Rogue Wave and Greil Marcus. Most recently, Radio Silence editor in chief Dan Stone and Elvis Costello engaged in conversation as a part of San Francisco's brilliant City Arts & Lectures series.