Asha Anderson

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'''Asha Anderson''' is a poet living in Nevada. Her work has appeared in various publications including Byline Magazine, Westwind Review, Skidrow Penthouse and Poetry Motel. She wrote and published five issues of the the [[zine]] [[Reddog Review]] before suspending the title in 2003.
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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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During the 1970s, Asha Anderson was the assistant editor and writer for the ''Brijbasi Spirit'', a journal published for a yoga community in West Virginia, where she lived at the time. The editor disappeared under suspicious circumstances and she and the rest of the press group left the society shortly after that as the political climate became increasingly more hostile and dangerous. Following a few years in seclusion, she reemerged in Ashland, Oregon and founded SkyRiver Press, a letterpress operation which ran briefly before being dissolved by divorce in 1987.
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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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Opinionated and outspoken, Asha Anderson was very active in the discussions and battles in [[alt.zines]] until the newsgroup finally imploded and people drifted on to other venues. At that time, August of 2003, she established the blog Language Barrier and a few years later got involved with Ash Canyon Poets, a long standing group in Carson City, Nevada. She was the driving force behind the creation of Ash Canyon Review and website. However, due to a variety of reasons, these projects were short-lived. Following that, she launched Driftwork, the zine and website. This had an anything goes format more to her liking but she abandon it to travel in Mexico and Central America.
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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 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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Asha resides in Nevada and remains connected to Ash Canyon Poets. She spends about half the year traveling.  
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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.
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*[http://annasadhorse.blogspot.com/ Anna Sadhorse]
*[http://annasadhorse.blogspot.com/ Anna Sadhorse]
*[http://flickrhivemind.net/User/ashabot/ Hive Mind]
*[http://flickrhivemind.net/User/ashabot/ Hive Mind]
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*[http://http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashabot/ Photos]
 
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*[http://www.tbreeden.com/ash-canyon-poets.html/ Ash Canyon Poets]
 
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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.

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.

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 Language Barrier and in 2009 created Anna Sadhorse to host her poetry.

Asha resides in Nevada but spends about half the year traveling, writing about and photographing things 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.


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