Complete the CAPTCHA before submitting. *


Scrivener Creative Review

Beautifully ensembled, sporting heavy machinery on the cover and a little bumblebee stamp on the inside, Scrivener is a pleasant surprise. The layout convincingly walks that tightrope between completely-underdoing-it and the avant-guard-artsyness-that-makes-you-want-to-puke. I think it succeeds wonderfully. I open the page to “Grace Blue Dress”, a poem by John Grey and “1980” by Kenneth Pobo. Both are very good, unique and catchy. Actually, most everything I read is good, unique and catchy. Highlights are the poems “My Mother’s Address Book” by Lyn Lifshin, “Bodega” by Andrew Davidson, and the article “Kids Make Chapbooks” by Marta Cooper. Highly recommend this issue of the creative review. It will sit on my bedside table for weeks while I savour it, and become inspired by it, bite by chunky bite. $7 for this tome? Well worth it. (EPW)

litmag (practically a book), no. 23, 1999, $7, c/o Editor, Scrivener, 853 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T6

Hello and welcome! Our website is updated daily, and our magazine comes out 4 times a year. We are the world's only magazine and website devoted to zines, comics and the underground print revolution.

To start, enjoy 4 free reads! After that, please support us! Subscriptions to the magazine and all access to the website can be purchased for less than $2 a month. Become a zine hero and help us champion the truly independent press!

 

x
4
Posts Remaining