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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's''' stories and poems have appeared in various publications including Whirligig, Byline Magazine, Westwind Review, Skidrow Penthouse, Sein und Werden, Poetry Motel, and Brijibasi Spirit.
  
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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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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Asha Anderson is a poet, photographer, and the founder of SkyRiver Press, a letterpress operation that later became digital. Her zines, Reddog Review and Ghostwriter, are on indefinite hiatus but still available POD. During its peak, Anderson was a regular participant in the discussions and flame wars on alt.zines. She has collaborated on various poetry, theater and performance projects including late night radio shows. Currently living most of the year in Europe, Anderson continues to write, take a lot of photos and read at open mic venues whenever possible. She blogs at [http://www.ashabot.blogspot.com/ Language Barrier], an ongoing narrative on whatever from wherever. Some of her poetry is posted at [http://www.annasadhorse.blogspot.com/ Anna Sadhorse] and a few of her photos are on [https://www.flickr.com/ashabot/ flickr], [https://www.instagram.com/theashabot/ instagram] and [http://ashabot.imgur.com/all/ imgur].  
  
Asha resides in Nevada and remains connected to Ash Canyon Poets. She spends about half the year traveling.
 
  
== External Links ==
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== == External Links == ==
*[http://ashabot.blogspot.com/ Language Barrier]
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*[http://annasadhorse.blogspot.com/ Anna Sadhorse]
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*[http://flickrhivemind.net/User/ashabot/ Hive Mind]
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*[http://ashabot.blogspot.com/ blog]
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*[http://annasadhorse.blogspot.com/ poetry]
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*[https://www.flickr.com/ashabot/ flickr]
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*[https://www.instagram.com/theashabot/ instagram]
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*[http://ashabot.imgur.com/all/ imgur]
  
  
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Latest revision as of 23:43, 16 October 2017

Asha's stories and poems have appeared in various publications including Whirligig, Byline Magazine, Westwind Review, Skidrow Penthouse, Sein und Werden, Poetry Motel, and Brijibasi Spirit.


Asha Anderson is a poet, photographer, and the founder of SkyRiver Press, a letterpress operation that later became digital. Her zines, Reddog Review and Ghostwriter, are on indefinite hiatus but still available POD. During its peak, Anderson was a regular participant in the discussions and flame wars on alt.zines. She has collaborated on various poetry, theater and performance projects including late night radio shows. Currently living most of the year in Europe, Anderson continues to write, take a lot of photos and read at open mic venues whenever possible. She blogs at Language Barrier, an ongoing narrative on whatever from wherever. Some of her poetry is posted at Anna Sadhorse and a few of her photos are on flickr, instagram and imgur.


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