Eric Zassenhaus is the co-publisher of Instant City: A Literary Exploration of San Francisco and Small Press Buyer at City Lights Books. The former Culture Editor at the former Clamor Magazine, and Art Director for Tikkun, Eric has written for many magazines and 'zines, most of which are now, sadly, defunct. You can read his blog on the rise and demise and rise of the independent press at Indiepressing.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.