We are Swell—a women/non-binary-run publication that, with your support, will be an immersive experience featuring artists’ work across mediums. With over 15 years of marketing and journalism experience, co-founder and CEO of Social B. Creative Emily Rippe Desmond serves as our Editor-in-Chief and visionary of this publication. Working alongside Laura Upton, Managing Editor, and Morgan Gale, Artistic Director, the Swell team curates a diverse group of artists across the United States.

Our Mission

Swell is a fresh and funky 60+ page print magazine that tells the collective story of collaboration and amplifying voices. Our goal is to highlight community formation and delight the senses. Collaborators and supporters of Swell believe in and promote various public health, social justice, and civil rights issues, which will be heavily boosted throughout the pages of our publication.


Ways to Participate


Support the Publication

Funds provided by generous sponsors and advertisers will go toward all printing and distribution costs. If you or your organization wish to specify how to allocate your donation, inquire about placing an advertisement, or if you have additional questions, please submit an email to Laura at socialbcreative419@gmail.com.

Contribute to the Publication

If you are an artist curious about how you can participate in Swell, we encourage you to reach out by email to  Laura at socialbcreative419@gmail.com. We have curated pieces from culinary artists to screenwriters, tattoo artists to graphic designers, and violinists to poets. 

Contact Us

If you are interested in advertisements, donating, or contributing to Swell, please fill out the contact form. Alternatively, you can email us at socialbcreative419@gmail.com. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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