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editor o' plazm , writer , artist , human. www.magdalen.com

More Things I Can Say About MFA Writing Students Now That I’m Not Taking Their Money

  by E. T. Moreno I recently left a teaching position in a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program. I had a handful of students whose work sounded like something I myself might write. The vast majority, unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Plazm at Liquid Space PDX: Drinks, design, & discussion

As Plazm exhibit inaugurates Liquid Agency’s experimental gallery in Portland, three luminaries of the city’s creative scene engage in conversation. Join Plazm art director Joshua Berger, artist Kate Bingaman-Burt, and Namita Wiggers, director and curator of the Museum of Contemporary … Continue reading

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100 x 100 for Josh: a PICA celebration & fundraiser on Feb 24

Hello, people of Plazm… On February 24, our friends at PICA are very kindly putting on an event for Josh due to his bike accident, with help from many wonderful friends and compatriots. We hope you’ll come. There’ll be art … Continue reading

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Plazm Design Week Exhibit at MoCC Extended Through This Weekend

If you were unable to make it down to the Museum of Contemporary Craft during last week’s Design Week 2012 festivities, you have a little extra time to check out the Plazm exhibit. As part of Design Week 2012, Plazm … Continue reading

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Plazm editor Jon Raymond & Chiasmus editor Lidia Yuknavitch at Wordstock

Tomorrow at 2pm Plazm editor Jon Raymond and Chiasmus editor Lidia Yuknavitch are slated for a joint speaking appearance at this year’s Wordstock Festival. Lidia  is the author of the debut novel Dora: A Headcase, and the memoir The Chronology of Water, both … Continue reading

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Plazm at Design Week Portland

Check out all the sweet Design Week Portland events. http://designweekportland.com/ Plazm is participating with an exhibit sampling 20 years worth of Plazm magazines, posters and assorted ephemera at the Museum of Contemporary Craft. The display was selected and arranged by … Continue reading

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Before Social Media, there was Virtual Community. Before Facebook, there was The Well. And it’s for sale.

Before Social Media, there was Virtual Community. Before Facebook, there was The Well. And it’s for sale. Tell the most recent owners, Salon.com, to give The Well a flippin’ break before dashing it on the rocks and selling its domain … Continue reading

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Update on Josh Berger’s Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury / Bike Accident

Josh’s health is improving daily. Many challenges and months of recovery ahead of him, but making beautiful progress. For info, to help out, to keep updated on new stuff and photos: www.getwelljosh.com Thanks, everybody, for the amazing support you’ve shown, … Continue reading

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Plazm’s Josh Berger in Serious Accident

Joshua Berger, art director of Plazm magazine, was in a bike accident in Portland eleven days ago. He has been in trauma wards at hospital ever since, and is making steady improvements. However, he has sustained considerable Traumatic Brain Injuries … Continue reading

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Wordstock Weekend: Go Here Now.

Plazm and New Oregon-related Authors at Wordstock *2 pm Saturday, Oct 8: “The Death of Print and Humanity in the Digital Age.” Join Plazm editors/creators Tiffany Lee Brown (moderator), Jon Raymond, and Joshua Berger along with Born magazine’s Anmarie Trimble … Continue reading

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