Hi, I'm Sonya. I make culture for curious people. My editorial values are verve, reverence, and also irreverence. I tend to write about the shape(s) of ideas, human nature, and how those subjects influence each other. Right now I'm particularly interested in folklore, archetypes, and "sacred vernaculars" so to speak.

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For a taste of my work, check out the "Best Of" list on my about page. Or peruse one of the following free digital zines:

Instructions Unclear Online
My recent zine Instructions Unclear[https://www.sonyaellenmann.com/instructions-unclear-rituals-zine/] is availableas a free PDF! Fair warning, the file is almost 200 megabytes. Now that you knowwhat you’re clicking on, here’s the full, high-res manuscript[https://www.sonyaellenmann.com/instructions-unclear-rituals-zine/instructions-unclear.pdf…
Bad Thoughts
I decided to release the digital version of my Halloween zine for free, since members [/membership/] will be getting a bonus in November. Ultimately, it’sabout the horror of conscious selfhood — the trauma of sentience. In addition to various papers that I had on hand, I used printables from the…
In Which We Must Agree to Disagree
Surely we can all get along! Right?