Independent film:: A New Year Re:solution

Map of ornana views

After an incredible 2012 it is time to look forward at the challenges and opportunities of 2013. The story of this new year is yet to be defined. I have spent the last few days thinking about what is to come. I am excited for it. I am more than a little scared by it…. Read more »

PRINT!: McNally Jackson Bookstore in NYC


If you’re strolling around New York looking for a place to pick up a copy of the magazine, we’re happy to announce that a growing list of independent bookstores in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn are now stocking Exit Strata: Print! No. #1 (see below for full list). One such bookstore is McNally Jackson on Prince… Read more »

SOUND: Billy Libby “Pitter Patter” EP


For those of you missed our Exit Strata: Print! No. #1 launch party, you also missed out on a rare acoustic session by singer/songwriter Billy Libby (although thankfully you can check out a video clip of the performance here). Billy Libby’s amazing voice and unique blend of indie rock/folk is addictive to say the least;… Read more »

FILM: ornana


A month ago, I left New York—drove from Brooklyn sixteen hours straight to Peachtree City, Georgia. When I pulled up, a few of my favorite people were on the back porch of a normally quiet suburban house. We were gathered to film another ornana short…. Read more »

FILM: My Heart is an Idiot

I’m always excited whenever Portland filmmaker David Meiklejohn releases a new project out into the world. He’s a multi-talented writer, director, poet, and storyteller (his short story Gardens is featured in Exit Strata: Print! No. #1). We’ve have known each other more for than a decade now, having met at the Live Poets Society (now… Read more »

Poem: What Great Troubleshot Fauna We’ve Become by Peter Milne Greiner

I boycott his atoms / after a glissade of bunk attempts / then laud their inky, mobile / residuum again. / The ingredients of / the music are my mimic falsetto / and the sound of a door locking / and unlocking and locking. / This capotasto he handsignals / from god knows where is / really a chokechain muffling… Read more »

Artist: Kimberly Convery

"Parasitis" by Kimberly Convery

“Parasitis” by Kimberly Convery (ink on paper 2010)… Read more »

Audio Beat: “The Show” by Mike Milazzo