Big Pinch World
A chapbook/zine made with scissors,     paste, staples and now (check it out)      pixels
Powerful and direct.” – Phillip Lopate, author of The Art of the Personal Essay, Bachelorhood and many others

One of my favorite writers of all time, and I do mean throughout the history of the universe. Utterly brilliant.” – Hollis Gillespie, author of Bleachy-Haired Honky Bitch

“The prose is pared down and carefully plotted. Brain tumors, divorce, cremation, mental illness . . . I can't wait to see the next one.” – Marc Parker, at

“One of my favorite zines from [the year]. I think it’s magic and it makes me want to write.” – Daine Mold, in Xerography Debt

Incredibly affecting … disarming sense of humor … I feel better connected to myself and to the human race in general.” – Susan Boren, Clip Tart

“Personal essays, almost Japanese-y in their ambiguity, which makes them worth re-reading.” – Brant Kresovich, in For the Clerisy

''That first story almost fucking killed me." – R. Lee, Underworld Crawl 

“A landmark collection of fierce truth and humor.” – Kim Stafford, director of the Northwest Writing Institute at Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Ore.; author of The Muses Among Us: Eloquent Listening and Other Pleasures of the Writer’s Craft, and many more
“Autobiography at its self-mocking, human-foible-embracing best.” – Ayun Halliday, author of No Touch Monkey and Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late, in East Village Inky

“Fills you up with a warm open humor and then breaks your heart with completely understated sadness or beauty, but usually both.” – Ellen Adams, in Xerography Debt
“The perfect mix of sad, funny, honest, written perfectly.” – Maria Robinson, Secret Mystery Love Shoes

“If only all first issues were this good! Written in a warm and confident voice.” – Sean Stewart, at www.newpages.comext.
"Raw, almost surreal." -- Taylor Ball, at
"This first issue is better than it has any right to be ...  juxtapositions are startling ... metaphors are exquisite." -- Vincent Romano, in Off-Line

"Absurd ... nothing cute about his writing. Very worthwhile. I devoured it in one sitting." -- Christopher Robbins, in Zen Baby

"An engaging selection." -- artnoose, in Zine World

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