Welcome to the Rampike on-line web-site. This site features all back issues of Rampike starting with Volume 1, Number 1 (1979), all the way to Volume 24, Number 1 (2016). Since this is a web-page for Rampike, it makes sense to nick-name it the “Rampage” site. The material within this web-site is offered on a not-for-profit basis.

Even with the first few issues, I had the good fortune of featuring some of the finest and most interesting contemporary artists and writers in the world. That good fortune has followed the magazine throughout the years. We’ve featured numerous prize-winning and ground-breaking artists and writers, including nominees and winners of awards such as the Booker, Commonwealth, Orange, Pulitzer, Dublin Impac, Neustadt, Giller, Trillium, Writer’s Trust, and Governor General’s Award, to name a few. But the magazine was just as interested in those who were by-passed by awards committees but were innovative in important ways. Rampike was careful to publish emerging talent next to established talent. The idea was to let the audience compare and react to the material printed. (Read More)

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Volume 1, Number 1 (1979) Erosion issue

Christopher Brady, Terrance McCubbin, Dennis Oppenheim, lhor Holobitsky, Doug J. Back, Dana Atchley, Villem Teder, Sarah Younger, Audrey Enright, Ted Plantos, Tom McNeely, George Whiteside, Paul Arteau, Mark Prent, The President.

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Cover Art:

Karl Jirgens