It isn’t easy being a woman. Bombarded with repression and shame from religion, politics, and society at large, the notion of female sexuality has long been a guarded, even threatening topic. But not for Rebecca Pillsbury, author of the new memoir Finding Ecstasy: How Buenos Aires, a Brazilian, and the Blues Saved My Sex Life (and My […]Read more "Rebecca Pillsbury, author of the new book Finding Ecstasy, talks sex and self-publishing"
For most of her career, Brooke Warner, Publisher of She Writes Press, went the traditional route. She worked for independent Seal Press, a publisher for women that I profiled in February. Warner, age 36, was the executive editor with Seal (whom she speaks of warmly), but, when asked why she left that position, she said […]Read more "She Writes Press: Assisted Self-Publishing"
To be honest, zines were part of the reason I moved to Portland, probably more than I’d like to admit. I had always longed to be part of a real, live zine community, which didn’t exist in the Virginian suburbs I grew up in. In the years prior to my move to Portland, I was […]Read more "My Love Affair With Zines (and Portland)"