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Pagan Kennedy Project


196 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: EPUB, PDF, Mobipocket, Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $15.00 (US $15.00) (CA $15.00)

Publication Date: June 2014

ISBN 9781939650108

Rights: WOR

Santa Fe Writer's Project (Jun 2014)


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"An important artifact from the underground inspiration for any aspiring artist or anyone else who has ever felt trapped by mainstream society." -- Amazon CustomerA unique and hilarious autobiography of a pioneer of the 1990s zine movement, containing all 8 issues of "Pagan's Head."A young woman named Pagan, having just graduated from a writing program at a very prestigious university, is left with a single burning question: Now what? She then takes an unusual step by deciding to invent her new self—the one the public will know—by starting her own magazine, one that will be written, created, and star none other than


“Kennedy emerged from a graduate writing program with more creativity than employability. As she explains with the insight and humor . . . she solved the problem that situation posed via her ‘zine. She inserts plenty of delightful comic strips, fumati, and prose from the ‘zine into the narrative, and she offers a look at the slacker generation sans the usual belittling and reproof.” —Booklist, on previous edition

Author Biography

Pagan Kennedy is an author and pioneer of the 1990s zine movement. She is the author of 10 books, including Black Livingstone and The First Man Made Man. She is a regular contributor to the Boston Globe and has published articles in dozens of magazines and newspapers, including Boston Magazine and the New York Times. She lives in Boston.