Jeff Koyen, Crank
Selection: "Like a Hole in Your Head" (page 38)
Recent reviews: (from the Philadelphia Inquirer): "If you don't like the f-word, Crank isn't for you. Crank is irreverent, foaming-at-the-mouth angry in places, and poignant, or blackly funny, in others. It's like nothing you've ever seen."
Sample: No longer available.
When did you launch your zine? What inspired you to do so?
The idea of Crank was born in late 1993; first issue appeared in March, 1994. I began self-publishing as an outlet for writing without the burden of formal freelance procedures. Basically, I didn't feel like querying editors, and I felt it would just be easier to create the zine and then let the audience form around it, rather than finding the publications which were appropriate.
Why publish a zine?
Have you published any other zines?
Any general tips for aspiring zinesters?
What's your favorite part of doing a zine?
In my other life, I'm a:
Adventures in the E-Zine Trade