RHETORIC MAGAZINE is a community of writers, artists, photographers and editors who create a biannual non-profit creative magazine dedicated to art, music, and creative writing.
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Calling all layout artists!

Calling all layout artists!

Curious minds and creative hearts, We are looking for three layout artists to join our team for the fourth issue of Rhetoric Magazine: VERTIGO. If you enjoy designing posters, making collages, fitting words and images on a page to fulfill aesthetic visions, we need you to join our project. Layout artists will work directly with...
Timeline for Issue #4 - VERTIGO

Timeline for Issue #4 – VERTIGO

Photo by Ofelia Botella May 1st: CONTRIBUTORS – piece & collaboration ideas due May 10th: CONTRIBUTORS – submission deadline May 10th – LAYOUT ARTIST applications released May 17th: CURATORS – selection of pieces to be published due May 17th – LAYOUT ARTISTS applications due May 20th – LAYOUT ARTISTS hired May 17th – June 10th:...
Become a curator

Become a curator

As the number of contributors grows, we must change our community structure to reflect this growth by becoming faster and more flexible while maintaining the artistic integrity of our magazine. To do so, we are now opening up a new position: curators. As a curator, you generate a creative concept for your section (under our over-arching...
Rhetoric Magazine presents: THE SHOW (Circles & Cycles)

Rhetoric Magazine presents: THE SHOW (Circles & Cycles)

Hey Hey Hey! Come join Rhetoric Magazine for round two at The Sleepless Goat Cafe on November 22nd at 7 – 10 pm, to celebrate the upcoming release of our third issue, “CIRCLES & CYCLES”! There will be LIVE MUSIC, ART DISPLAYS, PERFORMANCE ART, POETRY, a DRAMATIC MONOLOGUE and a SHORT FILM SCREENING! Facebook event...
Rhetoric Magazine Edinburgh Launch!

Rhetoric Magazine Edinburgh Launch!

Come and revel in a free evening of mixed artsy goodness with Rhetoric Magazine in Edinburgh! (Facebook event here) To celebrate the launch of Rhetoric into the Edinburgh arts scene, we will be hosting a chilled ‘coffee-house’ style evening at the wonderful Forest Cafe, bang in the centre of the city. Expect a mixture of short performances...
On My Last Day in Paradise: I Saw It

On My Last Day in Paradise: I Saw It

We’re hosting an event in Kingston, Canada on November 3rd!   LOCATION: The Artel 205 SYDENHAM $5/PWYC * CONCEPT: the beauty of transience This event is to celebrate transience, to acknowledge its existence and not to be afraid of it. There will be DIXIT (the best of board games), lots of tea, incense, philosophical discussion,...
CALLING ALL PERFORMERS & VOLUNTEERS

CALLING ALL PERFORMERS & VOLUNTEERS

Have you heard about our upcoming collaboration event, Rhetoric x Paintlounge? Held at the Paintlounge studio, the event will aim to promote artist collaboration and exposure amongst the Toronto community. Apart from live music, the event will also feature several stations dedicated to different aspects of the arts. We will have booths for painting, for writing,...
Rhetoric x Paintlounge

Rhetoric x Paintlounge

We’re excited to announce that we are collaborating with Paintlounge to bring you an event that will feature music, creative writing – and lots and lots of painting. Paintlounge, which recently expanded to two different locations in Toronto, aims to create a social atmosphere for those who don’t normally paint. Their goal is for visitors to...
The Show - Kingston, Canada

The Show – Kingston, Canada

Writers, photographers, artists, appreciators of beauty and collaboration! Rhetoric Magazine is holding its first event to celebrate the release of “Good Ideas Gone Bad!” Since our beginnings in March 2011, the Rhetoric has released two volumes of art, creative writing, commentary and music! Our small community has now grown to over 70 contributors in 16...
We're hiring!

We’re hiring!

Applications are open! Job descriptions are outlined in the application forms. Take note that as a non-profit start-up magazine, we are unable to offer monetary compensation to neither contributors nor executives. However, we can offer exposure, opportunity for learning, business experience and long, positive references whenever needed.   Creative Writing Director Download the Microsoft Word...
Good Ideas Gone Bad Feedback Form

Good Ideas Gone Bad Feedback Form

Now that some time has passed and you have had time to give the latest issue a skim, we would like to welcome your comments, questions, suggestions, ideas – anything and everything! Write to us about specific articles or about the magazine as a whole. Your feedback is essential for us to bring you a...
ISSUE #2: GOOD IDEAS GONE BAD

ISSUE #2: GOOD IDEAS GONE BAD

We are proud to present to you the second issue of Rhetoric Magazine: Good Ideas Gone Bad! This issue has taken us almost a year to create, and required large parts of our hearts, souls and sanity. However, we believe that the final product makes up for it – with 210 pages of content, it...