We present, in our fifth issue, voices from the vibrant, steel-shod city of Detroit. Inspired by the writing and social endeavors that we have witnessed emerging in the last couple of years there, while at the same time reading the dire headlines of that city's cycle of downfall and regeneration, we wanted to hear from the insiders.

We wanted their time stamp on what Detroit was—and is—aside from popular media noise.

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TRANSMISSION is the online magazine of SATELLITE PRESS. The publication aims to shed light on the collaborative process of the Collective and bring in fresh voices from the outside. TRANSMISSION is a literary magazine with a nostalgia for sense of place. Landscape of story and art is important to us—how the geography of a place bleeds into art and how a person's surroundings inevitably show up in every word they write.