The $40,000 National Endowment for the Arts award will help support production costs of Esopus 22: Medicine.
Esopus 22: Medicine will feature contributions from more than 60 artists, writers, musicians, designers, medical professionals, and others.
The multiple is available only to Esopus premium subscribers.
Esopus evolves into an annual publication and introduces a yearly artist's edition.
The event will take place at 7 World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan.
176-page issue features an essay by 9/11 memorial designer Michael Arad.