VoidMagazine.com was (and, I guess, still is) an online literary magazine founded in 2004 by a group of like-minded nerds with the goal of creating a home for damned-good fiction and poetry by emerging and established writers.

In the span of a few years, we published a couple hundred pieces of original fiction and poetry, garnering millions of page views from readers, writers, and publishing professionals around to world. In an era I wistfully call “back in the day” — a time marked by a notable lack of web publishing tools — we were hand-coding the site every couple of weeks and uploading new content that we’d workshopped with our writers. It was a lot of work, a real labor of love (we all had full-time jobs elsewhere), and a total blast. I miss the hell out of it.

I recently found a zipped up file of all the HTML from Void, and I’m taking a few minutes each day to post a couple pieces, with the hope of making all of the Void content once again available on the web. Skimming through this stuff reminds me of just how lucky I was to work with a great crew and an insanely talented group of writers — and how lucky we all were to have had devoted and (mostly) adoring readers.

If you’re a Void writer and you’ve somehow found this page, please reach out and say hello. It’s been a long time, and it would be great to hear from you.

Thanks for stopping by.

All the best,

Chris Steib
Void Co-Founder + Editor