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Western Lit: Indie Publisher Joe Biel Tell His Story of Punk Rock and Asperger’s in ‘Good Trouble’

In my hometown of Mentor, Ohio, it seemed like everyone around town knew Joe Biel. He was a few years older than me, and was known for selling “zines” at punk shows in Cleveland. Those zines eventually led to Biel starting Microcosm Publishing—an independent publishing and distribution company—in 1996; in 1999, Biel relocated to Portland, […]