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'''Asha Anderson''' is a writer residing in Nevada but spends most of the time traveling. Her work has appeared in zines and various poetry journals including The Whirligig, Byline Magazine, Westwind Review, Skidrow Penthouse, Poetry Motel and Sein und Werden. She also wrote and published five issues of the perzine [[Reddog Review]] before suspending the title in 2003.  
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'''Asha Anderson''' is a west coast poet, blogger and photographer who currently spends most of the year traveling in Europe and Asia.  
  
During the mid-1970s, as member of a yoga community in the remote hills of West Virginia, she wrote and edited for the journal, Brijbasi Spirit. By the end of the decade, internal politics were extremely corrupt and repressive and, in an effort to control the press, the editor was murdered. Soon after that, the entire press group left the society, spit up and went into hiding. Eventually, Asha resurfaced in Ashland Oregon and, in the mid-1980s, along with her partner, founded the letterpress operation, [[SkyRiver Press]]. In 1987, she sold the presses but kept the name, switched to digital and began publishing her zine, [[Reddog Review]]. In 2003, after five issues, she suspended that title indefinitely. Some of her other publications include the poetry journal [[Ash Canyon Review]] and the one-of zines [[Driftwork]] and [[Ghostwriter]].  
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Anderson wrote for edited and published Brijbasi Spirit, established SkyRiver Press, a letterprss operation, edited and published Ash Canyon Review and published five issues of the zine Reddog Review before suspending the title in 2003.
  
Opinionated and outspoken, Anderson was very active in the discussions and battles in alt.zines until the newsgroup imploded and people began drifting on to other venues. At that time, August of 2003, she established the blog [http://www.ashabot.blogspot.com/ Language Barrier] and in 2009 created [http://www.annasadhorse.blogspot.com/ Anna Sadhorse] to host her poetry.  
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She also published two one-of zines Driftwork and Ghostwriter and her poetry has appeared in zines and various poetry journals including The Whirligig, Byline Magazine, Westwind Review, Skidrow Penthouse, Poetry Motel and Sein und Werden.
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Opinionated and outspoken, Anderson was very active in the discussions and battles in alt.zines until the newsgroup imploded and people began moving on to other venues.
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Anderson abandoned her website, ashbot.com, in 2003 and took up blogging with a vengence. Her two main blogs are [http://www.ashabot.blogspot.com/ Language Barrier], an ongoing, catch all narrative on whatever and [http://www.annasadhorse.blogspot.com/ Anna Sadhorse],  where she publishes her poety.
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Her main photo site is located at [https://flickr.com/ashabot/ Ashabot] She reads at open venues whenever possible, including New York’s lower east side, Florida, Oaxaca, London, Paris and most of the major cities on the west coast.
  
Asha resides in Nevada but spends about half the year traveling, writing about and [http://www.panoramio.com/user/2640403?show=best/ photographing] things [http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashabot/sets/ as she goes]. She reads at open venues whenever possible, including most of the major cities on the west coast, New York’s lower east side, Florida, Oaxaca, London and Paris.
 
 
   
 
   
  

Revision as of 03:23, 5 July 2015

Asha Anderson is a west coast poet, blogger and photographer who currently spends most of the year traveling in Europe and Asia.

Anderson wrote for edited and published Brijbasi Spirit, established SkyRiver Press, a letterprss operation, edited and published Ash Canyon Review and published five issues of the zine Reddog Review before suspending the title in 2003.

She also published two one-of zines Driftwork and Ghostwriter and her poetry has appeared in zines and various poetry journals including The Whirligig, Byline Magazine, Westwind Review, Skidrow Penthouse, Poetry Motel and Sein und Werden.

Opinionated and outspoken, Anderson was very active in the discussions and battles in alt.zines until the newsgroup imploded and people began moving on to other venues.

Anderson abandoned her website, ashbot.com, in 2003 and took up blogging with a vengence. Her two main blogs are Language Barrier, an ongoing, catch all narrative on whatever and Anna Sadhorse, where she publishes her poety. Her main photo site is located at Ashabot She reads at open venues whenever possible, including New York’s lower east side, Florida, Oaxaca, London, Paris and most of the major cities on the west coast.


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