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     August 2019 - I want to thank everyone for their support of my latest endeavor. The Chapbook is officially SOLD OUT! Please do not place any more on-line orders. I have a few books left on reserve. If anyone still would like to make a donation or has any questions about the project - please shoot me an email.

     I am so incredibly grateful to everyone who has contributed to this project in one form or another. I am a little sad that they are almost all gone, but that is offset by my joy of having reached out into the world, and had them received with such love. The feedback has been overwhelming and my heart is brimming.

     I don't know what's next... But please feel free to send your input - the feeling of connection keeps me going. I will continue to write, make art and play music - as I try to find ways to reach you - reaching out by reaching in. ~ besos, mz

My New Chapbook!

I am excited to announce a new creative endeavor  – a chapbook of poetry & drawings. 

     It is a limited-edition book, letterpress printed by Power and Light Press. I love the idea that my work will be printed by people I know on actual printing presses. Each Chapbook will consist of a selection of my poems and drawings, be hand-numbered, signed, and, with the help of some friends, each book will be hand-bound and hand-stitched.

 

     I am very excited about this process, and the merger of some of my writing with some of my drawings, also the fact that it is all being created locally, and with the help of my community. 

 

     Books will cost $20 each. You can pre-order a book (or multiple books!) by clicking the order button below. We will not be printing any more after this, so get yours now!

 

     Pre-ordering also helps me to raise the necessary funds to begin production. If, in addition to purchasing a book, you would like to contribute to the project, donations are most welcome and appreciated. Donations of $100 or more will receive an original pen & ink drawing as a show of my gratitude.

 

     There will be a Book Launch & Reading in July, which if you are in the area, I hope you can attend. We will host another related event in October, in conjunction with the Southwest Festival of the Written Word. More info on that to come.

 

                         SAVE the DATE ~ BOOK LAUNCH PARTY & PERFORMANCE

                         Place: Power & Light Press - Silver City, NM

                         Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2019

                         6:30 pm – Cocktails and Conversation

                         7 pm – Kyle Durrie, owner of Power & Light Press, talks about the process of making the books.

                         7:30 pm – Theatrical Readings by Virus Theater and the author.

                         Q & A to follow.

 

     IMPORTANT NOTES:

1. Because we are offering complimentary wine we must maintain a comprehensive guest list - all are welcome, but we must have all names ahead of time! Please RSVP to melaniezipin@gmail.com with the names of everyone in your party.

 

2. The Event will start promptly at 7 pm. Please show respect to the performers by showing up before the performance begins.

 

     I welcome your questions, ideas, and feedback. Without your support and encouragement, none of this would be possible. ~ Love, mjz