In our day to day lives, we do not necessarily project significance onto carrots should they appear in front of us in the grocery store, or even randomly on the street. This is the difference between fiction and life. A special guest post from local writer and photograph Katherine Oktober Matthews.Read More
We are happy to announce that the new section of our website is now live! The one-and-only comprehensive guide to literary Amsterdam!Read More
In 2003, Amsterdam's literary community welcomed a new, innovative literary journal to its bookstores. Within just a few years, that literary journal became one of the city's most widely-known and celebrated publications.
Now over a decade later, Versal is taking a break from its demanding publication cycle to take a fresh look at the world around it and where it wants to go – and it's focusing its energies back on its home community, Amsterdam.Read More
Last Saturday was our Secret Society Meeting: The Erotic Cruise: here's a small recap.Read More
You CAN judge a book by its cover.
Journal Porn is a celebration of the very best of lit mag aesthetics. The physical page, the fonts and colors, the paper grain and printing choices. And though Versal may not need any introduction, we'd like to tell you about the two writers who will be reading Friday night in our name.Read More