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Black Thorn needs submissions

This is a call to writers and artists to send in submissions...
In order to finish the third issue of Black Thorn, we need the support from like minded folks. We need financial help and contributions of art and writing. Because we choose to keep the newspaper free of charge, we need to raise funds for printing costs. The last issue costed nearly $1,000, which we raised through different benefits. Collective members spend alot of time at meetings, doing fundraising, distribution, letter writing, layout and shitwork, therefore we rely on outside contributors for alot of the content. If you have an article, news or artwork you would like to submit, please send it in. If your interested in donating money, setting up a benefit or are interested in helping in other ways, get in touch and we'll work something out. We're all in this together............and we need each other now more than ever, in these increasingly dismal times...........

black thorn issue number one and two still available......

address: address: po box 11046 portland, or 97211

about blackthorn 07.Dec.2002 14:31

a blackthorn reader

Blackthorn is a publication focused on the creative spirit inherent in radical d.i.y. culture. Our mission is to create and distribute a paper that reflects the lives we actually live, thus providing a vehicle for independent thought, which is reflective of who we are as people. It will be about the opening of doors, the exchanging of ideas, taking charge of our lives and the piss and vinegar spirit which courses through our veins. We choose to focus less on the musical aspects of d.i.y. and more on the lifestyles, ehtics, skills and ideas that enable us to live with increasing independence and self reliance from the dominant culture. We want to see the whole of who we are: serious and funny, deep and shallow, ugly and beautiful.

We are looking for a variety of content within the wide spectrum of d.i.y. and are trying to provide a link to international ideas, perspectives and happenings. We encourage all types of writings and contributions, but can't gaurantee it will be printed. We can only gaurantee it will be reviewed and a collective decision made on each submission.


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