Where Were YOU?

Where Were You?
2010 Edition


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Where Were You? is a zine, published annually.
Each edition consists of one year of entries from an ongoing journal dating back to 1992, when I first became interested in the intersection of mundane life and high-profile death. The project has changed over time, and today I simply keep notes about “where I was” when I learned that someone – anyone have heard of, or find interesting, basically — has died. These notes have gradually evolved into a kind of sporadic, elliptical diary: a life in deaths.

“Where Were You?” 2010 edition collects the best entries from that year. Download it for free from Feedbooks. Details here.

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Regarding past editions, readers have said: “Your zine is great! And only mildly depressing,” and “Very interesting … I was bummed that in the end everyone died!” David Shields, author of Reality Hunger: A Manifesto, calls the Where Were You? series "Utterly Addictive." And so on.

Some copies of the 2007 and 2008 editions (which are physical zines) are still available. Inquire here. The ezine version of the 2009 edition is available here.