Volume 2   2017 Winter Edition


Road Work

Holly Magic

City of Embers


Coming Soon

​Expected release November 20th

Volume 2  2017Autumn Edition


On The Way Upstairs

Conversation With A Prince

The Dream Catcher

Getting The Boot

(A Story in Elfland)

A New Story
(a short essay by way of introduction)

Original short stories by Rita Tortorello, with illustrations, photos, and collage throughout.  Photo copied paper zine, hand sewn with linen thread.  Half page size.  Black and white with some color pages.  36 pages total.

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Hearth & Heart

2017  Autumn and Winter editions

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And in case you missed it, the Autumn edition for 2015 was finally released retroactively September 1st 2017.