THIS IS A MINI-ZINE, MADE OF ONE SHEET OF 8 1/2″ X 11″ PAPER, FOLDED TO MAKE 8 PAGES.
What is there to confess that’s worthwhile or useful? What has happened to us has happened to everyone or only to us; if to everyone, then it’s no novelty, and if only to us, then it won’t be understood.”
Each mini-zine in the Easy Street series is dedicated to Fernando Pessoa. I am using zines as a way of generating ideas for my second novel, but they have become important to me as finished pieces of art in their own right. They are also a helpful way to organize my thoughts. Included in this zine:
Cover: “The Paper Fool,” a photoshopped image of a collage I made during a Provincetown Residency
- A manifesto
- Epigraphs: quotes by Barbey d’Aurevilly and Jean Dubuffet
- Two journal entries
- A letter
- Artwork: “The Warm Breath of Zephr,” a photoshopped image of an Artists Trading Card (ATC) sent through the mail to Angie Cope.