Asha Anderson

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'''Asha Anderson''' is a zine editor from Nevada, U.S.A.
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'''Asha Anderson''' is a poet and sometimes publisher currently living in Nevada, U.S.A.
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Asha Anderson did five issues of the [[zine]] [[Reddog Review]] before indefinitely suspending the title in 2003. After that she published a selection of her poetry in a slim volume called After Hours. She then started a poetry journal called Ash Canyon Review and created a website for the Ash Canyon Poets, a long standing critique group in Carson City, Nevada. Due to clashing personalities and conflicts of opinion this publication was discontinued after only two issues. After that she did a new zine and website called Driftwork with an anything goes format, more to her liking. The first (and last) issue came out in the summer of 2006.
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Opinionated and outspoken, Asha was a very active participant in the ongoing battles and discussions in [[alt.zines]] before it imploded. At that time, she also wrote and published the [[zine]] [[Reddog Review]] then indefinitely suspended the title in 2003. Asha was the driving force behind the creation of Ash Canyon Review and the website for Ash Canyon Poets, a long standing critique group in Carson City, Nevada. However, due to clashing personalities and conflicts of opinion, this publication was discontinued after only two issues. Their website is also defunct. Around that time she also launched a zine and website called Driftwork with an anything goes format more to her liking. The first (and last) issue came out in the summer of 2006.
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Before that (1970s), she was assistant editor and writer for the ''Brijbasi Spirit'', a now defunct journal for a yoga community. She and the rest of the press left the group abruptly when the political climate became life threatening. In the 80s, she founded SkyRiver Press. It consisted of three letterpresses (two table tops and a 1/2 ton floor model). These days SkyRiver Press is digital. Her poetry has appeared in small journals, zines, and newspapers. Opinionated and outspoken, Asha has been a participant in the ongoing battles and discussions at [[alt.zines]] and [[misc.writing]] over the years. She currently does several blogs, including ''Language Barrier'' and ''Anna Sadhorse''. She lives in Nevada where she continues to write and submit to other people's publications. Most recently Skidrow Penthouse published two of her poems, "Pele" and "Skin Trade".
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In the '70s Asha was assistant editor and writer for the ''Brijbasi Spirit'', the journal for a yoga community in which she was then residing. She and the rest of the press group left abruptly when the society's political climate became life threatening. She then founded SkyRiver Press, a letterpress operation. These days SkyRiver Press is digital although currently she is more interested in submitting her work to outside publications though she is not above arranging an event for an opportunity to read. Her poetry has appeared in various journals, zines, and newspapers over the years. She resides in Nevada but spends about half the year traveling.
== External Links ==
== External Links ==
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*[http://ashabot.com/ Ashabot]
 
*[http://ashabot.blogspot.com/ Language Barrier]
*[http://ashabot.blogspot.com/ Language Barrier]
*[http://annasadhorse.blogspot.com/ Anna Sadhorse]
*[http://annasadhorse.blogspot.com/ Anna Sadhorse]
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*[http://http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashabot// Photos]
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[[Category:Zinester|Anderson]]
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Revision as of 09:28, 6 July 2012

Asha Anderson is a poet and sometimes publisher currently living in Nevada, U.S.A.

Opinionated and outspoken, Asha was a very active participant in the ongoing battles and discussions in alt.zines before it imploded. At that time, she also wrote and published the zine Reddog Review then indefinitely suspended the title in 2003. Asha was the driving force behind the creation of Ash Canyon Review and the website for Ash Canyon Poets, a long standing critique group in Carson City, Nevada. However, due to clashing personalities and conflicts of opinion, this publication was discontinued after only two issues. Their website is also defunct. Around that time she also launched a zine and website called Driftwork with an anything goes format more to her liking. The first (and last) issue came out in the summer of 2006.

In the '70s Asha was assistant editor and writer for the Brijbasi Spirit, the journal for a yoga community in which she was then residing. She and the rest of the press group left abruptly when the society's political climate became life threatening. She then founded SkyRiver Press, a letterpress operation. These days SkyRiver Press is digital although currently she is more interested in submitting her work to outside publications though she is not above arranging an event for an opportunity to read. Her poetry has appeared in various journals, zines, and newspapers over the years. She resides in Nevada but spends about half the year traveling.

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