Portsmouth’s newest publication was just announced: Good Fat, a poetry zine for the Seacoast!
If you’ve been around town for a few decades, you might remember Portfolio, the literary-focused magazine that contained poetry, art and short fiction. You can read about that, and other now-past pubs on SeacoastNH.com, if you’re interested in the city’s history of printed pubs.
Good Fat will be a great throwback to the print age, a chance to, as the website says, “hold it in your hands, smell it, rub it on your face and then read it. Find a poem you like and read it to the stranger next to you. Or go visit your poor mother and read one to her. Or run down the street screaming about how you’ve been asleep your whole life but now you’re awake. Either way, read it, share it, just don’t get hit by a bus while doing it.”
The zine is a project of Portsmouth Poet Laureate Mike Nelson, as part of The Portsmouth Poet Laureate Project.
If you’d like to submit a piece for the first issue, the deadline is July 31st.