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Following on from part one and what events I attended as part of International Zine Month here in Auckland.
Hands On Poetry
I used to write various poems when I was a lot younger (even won a couple of contests at school with those poems) but haven't written any since then.
The Hands On Poetry was an event focusing on poetry zines and National Poetry Day. The launch of self-published poetry anthology Hands Like Mirrors was the…Continue
Added by Kirsty Win on August 15, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments
I used to stay up late, tapping away at my computer keyboard or reading a book when I should of turned the lights out hours ago.
Getting older I try to get to bed at a reasonable hour, especially if I am working the next morning. While I could stay up as late as I wanted to (being an adult does have its advantages) I find I have lost my night owl tendancies.
However when I am inspired, that is a whole other story. There have been instances where an idea has struck me…Continue
I made my first zine (and so far the only perzine I have ever finished) back in 2002. I was about 16/17 and was very proud of it even though I rushed to get it finished in time for a concert.
The last zine I made was back in 2005/2006 (I can't remember which year exactly).
With 2011: The Revenge of Print I was all set with enthusiasm and ideas to do zines this year.
I have various bits of paper around with what I wanted to have in issue two of On A Sugar High. Skipping…Continue
Added by Kirsty Win on June 2, 2011 at 7:07pm — No Comments