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'''Not My Small Diary''', a compilation of small press artists' auto-bio [[comic]]s, is edited by [[Delaine|Delaine Derry Green]], and was first released in 1996. It is published in the U.S.A.
  
'''Joe Biel''' (aka '''Abner Smith''', '''Boe Jiel''', '''Beau Gheale''') is a [[zinester]] and videomaker from northeast OH and Portland, OR. He currently lives in Bloomington, IN. He moved to live the folk-punk dream and get back in touch with his midwest roots, as well as the acquisition of higher quality pizza.
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Still going strong, these comic [[zine]]s have attracted a diverse, talented contributor base including such artists as Donna Barr, Hilary Barta, [[Suzanne Baumann]], [[Edward Bolman]], [[Kyle Bravo]], [[Tim Brown]],  Brian Buniak, Ian Carney, [[Bobby Tran Dale]], Jonathon Edwards, [[Matt Fagan]], [[Matt Feazell]],  [[Shawn Granton]], [[Nicole Georges]], [[Ayun Halliday]], [[Doug Holland]], Wil Kane,  Dave Kiersh, De Kwok, [[MariNaomi]], [[Missy Kulik]], [[Eric Lyden]],  [[Clutch McBastard]], [[Carrie McNinch]], Dan Moynihan, Jeff Plotkin, [[John Porcellino]],  [[Jesse Reklaw]], Ed Repka, [[Androo Robinson]], [[Kelly Shortandqueer]], [[Anne Thalheimer]], [[Yul Tolbert]],  [[Mike Tolento]], Andi Watson, Jeff Zenick and hundreds more.
  
In 2006 he went from having -13/-10 vision to having -.5/-.2. In 2009 he had his fourth eye surgery and assisted in the construction of several liveable shacks (one on a trailer frame) and set out to build a portable shack for himself in Portland.
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The first 10 issues of NMSD had no theme other than general autobiographical stories. Issue 11's theme was "Childhood Stories - Age 11 and under". Issue 12's theme was After Midnight - Late Night Tales". Issue 13's theme (the current issue) is Lucky/Unlucky stories.
  
Founder and sole employee of [[Microcosm Publishing]] for the first 5 years. He rides his bike most places and eats out a lot  these days while reading zine submissions or doing accounting work.
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He was first introduced to zines in 1994 when [[Jake Kelly]] was selling copies of his zine "[[Summer]]" at the Euclid Tavern in Cleveland. He had given up on reading as a result of high school and "Summer" was the best thing he had read to date. As a result he persued all zines he could find and soon started writing his own.
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Not My Small Diary Issue 5

Not My Small Diary, a compilation of small press artists' auto-bio comics, is edited by Delaine Derry Green, and was first released in 1996. It is published in the U.S.A.

Still going strong, these comic zines have attracted a diverse, talented contributor base including such artists as Donna Barr, Hilary Barta, Suzanne Baumann, Edward Bolman, Kyle Bravo, Tim Brown, Brian Buniak, Ian Carney, Bobby Tran Dale, Jonathon Edwards, Matt Fagan, Matt Feazell, Shawn Granton, Nicole Georges, Ayun Halliday, Doug Holland, Wil Kane, Dave Kiersh, De Kwok, MariNaomi, Missy Kulik, Eric Lyden, Clutch McBastard, Carrie McNinch, Dan Moynihan, Jeff Plotkin, John Porcellino, Jesse Reklaw, Ed Repka, Androo Robinson, Kelly Shortandqueer, Anne Thalheimer, Yul Tolbert, Mike Tolento, Andi Watson, Jeff Zenick and hundreds more.

The first 10 issues of NMSD had no theme other than general autobiographical stories. Issue 11's theme was "Childhood Stories - Age 11 and under". Issue 12's theme was After Midnight - Late Night Tales". Issue 13's theme (the current issue) is Lucky/Unlucky stories.

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