Asha Anderson

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'''Asha Anderson''' is a poet and sometimes publisher currently living in Nevada, U.S.A.
'''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 during [[alt.zines]] high period. At that time, she also wrote and published the [[zine]] [[Reddog Review]] before indefinitely suspending the title in 2003. She was the driving force behind the creation of Ash Canyon Review and the website for the 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 and the website is also defunct. 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 two main , including ''Language Barrier'' and ''Anna Sadhorse''. She resides in Nevada but spends a lot of time traveling.   
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In the '70s, Asha was assistant editor and writer for the ''Brijbasi Spirit'', the now defunct journal for an ongoing yoga society. She and the rest of the press group left abruptly when the political climate became life threatening. Leaving there, she founded SkyRiver Press, a letterpress operation. These days SkyRiver Press is digital though currently she is more interested in writing and submitting work to outside publications. 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]

Revision as of 08:24, 27 June 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 during alt.zines high period. At that time, she also wrote and published the zine Reddog Review before indefinitely suspending the title in 2003. She was the driving force behind the creation of Ash Canyon Review and the website for the 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 and the website is also defunct. 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 now defunct journal for an ongoing yoga society. She and the rest of the press group left abruptly when the political climate became life threatening. Leaving there, she founded SkyRiver Press, a letterpress operation. These days SkyRiver Press is digital though currently she is more interested in writing and submitting work to outside publications. 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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