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♥ I write about mental health, self-care, finding & making a home, adventures, my bike, learning stuff, & being genderqueer.
♥ My zines are called Telegram Ma'am (perzine), Little Acorns (annual 24-hour zine), and Edith (fiction zine).
♥ I write a blog at http://marandaelizabeth.com.
♥ I don't log into WMZ too often these days, so if you're trying to get in touch with me, please send an email to email@example.com, or better yet, send a letter to Maranda Elizabeth / P.O. Box 1689 / Guelph, Ontario / N1H 6Z9 Canada.
Issue twenty-two of my perzine, Telegram Ma'am, documents some of the happier times of 2010, which I consider my best year so far - though I intend to make 2011 even better. I traveled quite a bit throughout the year, moved back to the city I'm in love with, and did a lot of hard work on my mental health and self-esteem, so that's what this issue is about. I've written about:
- being zinester-in-residence at the Anchor Archive in Halifax, Nova Scotia
- attending the 10th Annual…
I made this zine as zinester-in-residence at the Anchor Archive / Roberts Street Social Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia in July 2010. This is a very text-heavy zine, about 10,500 words. In Telegram Ma'am #20, I write about:
- being on disability (and dealing with a lot of stupid questions about it)
- thinking about ways of "contributing to society" outside of conventional job settings
- money stuff that I don't really like talking about but had to get it out of my…
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Spring is here! Intoxicated with the sunshine and flowers, I banged out issue 21 of Telegram Ma'am on two of my favourite typewriters within about a week or so. This issue is fairly different than more recent issues of my zine; there is less focus on mental health (though I do include a short list of things that have been good for my…Continue