The Muse, the News, and the Noose is a prose zine published since 2006. All writing by John Wawrzaszek unless noted. Issues are available upon request, can be found in Chicago at Quimby's Bookstore or Chicago Comics and online at microcosmpublishing.com
Issue 8: Three Stories. This issue contains three short works of fiction.
(Released October 2010, Available)
Issue 7: Megabus split with Endless Escalators zine, Monica Anderson, Mpls, MN. This issue contains stories and comics about the central theme: Megabus.
(Released Summer 2010, Available)
Issue 6: Quiet Songs. Short fiction story-in-instances about relationships, third person, male antagonist. (Released Spring 2010, Available)
Issue 5: Shortages. This issue is a collection of short pieces that I wrote over the last 5 years. Some were published by other zines, used as blogs, or appear only in this issue.
(Released July 2009, Available)
Issue 4: SIG TRANSIT GLORIA.
This issue containts a story about the band STG including quotes from the members and my own personal interaction with them as friends.
(Released 3/28/09, Out of Print)
Issue 3: Dear Me. Short fiction about a relationship, third person, male antagonist.
(Released 2008, Available)
Issue 2: Her Story. Short fiction about a relationship, third person, female antagonist.
(Released 2007, Out of Print)
Issue 1: Part One. Short fiction about a relationship, third person, male antagonist.
(Released 2006, Out of Print)