Our Manifesto

China-Roar-by-Li-Hua-1935-Collected-by-National-Art-Museum of China Beijing, Blood & Bourbon, Our Manifesto page, Literary Magazine, Toronto, Canada

Blood & Bourbon is a fiercely independent journal run by storytellers, for storytellers.

We believe the following truths to be self-evident:

1. Books are the most powerful and addictive things ever created by humankind. Ideas are powerful weapons. Authors are dangerous people.  

2. Raw, unvarnished truth gleaned from living an unpasteurized life makes for more interesting reading than the average schlock. Write it how you feel it.

3. Any industry where control of worldwide content and distribution is coming under the control of fewer and fewer companies is marching towards dictatorship. All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good people publish nothing.

4. Times are changing. Towering monoliths will be pulled to the ground, Great Houses shall fall. Empires are built on the rubble of past empires. Viva la revolución!