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[[File:Zygote_cover.jpg|frame|right|Zygote in my Coffee Issue #99 Cover]]
[[File:Zygote_cover.jpg|frame|right|Zygote in my Coffee Issue #99 Cover]]
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'''''Zygote in My Coffee''''' (often referred to simply as “''Zygote''“) is an underground literary magazine that publishes poetry, short fiction, social commentary, political rants, one act plays, erotica, comic strips, comic books, confessional pieces, metafiction/experimental, chapbook reviews, poetry book reviews, novel reviews, photography, artwork, interviews, movie & music reviews.<ref>Georgetown’s Catalog of Journals: http://library.georgetown.edu/newjour/z/msg02167.html</ref> ''Zygote'' is published twice a year in print and monthly online. [[Brian Fugett]] is the Editor-in-Chief with co-editors [[Karl Koweski]], [[Aleathia Drehmer]] and [[C. Allen Rearick]].<ref>http://www.zygoteinmycoffee.com/80s/zygoteeditorsbfandkk.html</ref>  
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'''''Zygote in My Coffee''''' (often referred to simply as “''Zygote''“) was a popular underground literary magazine that published poetry, short fiction, social commentary, political rants, one act plays, erotica, comic strips, comic books, confessional pieces, metafiction/experimental, chapbook reviews, poetry book reviews, novel reviews, photography, artwork, interviews, movie & music reviews.<ref>Georgetown’s Catalog of Journals: http://library.georgetown.edu/newjour/z/msg02167.html</ref> ''Zygote'' was published twice a year in print and monthly online. [[Brian Fugett]] was the Editor-in-Chief with co-editors [[Karl Koweski]], [[Aleathia Drehmer]] and [[C. Allen Rearick]].<ref>http://www.zygoteinmycoffee.com/80s/zygoteeditorsbfandkk.html</ref>  
==History and Background==
==History and Background==
''Zygote in my Coffee'' debuted on December 31, 2003. It was founded by poet and cartoonist Brian Fugett. Fugett wanted to create an edgy, progressive medium/forum for independent poets/writers/artists to express themselves. Fugett was the sole editor/designer of ''Zygote'' until Karl Koweksi, author of ''Zygote’s'' regular column, “Observations of a Dumb Polack”, joined him as co-editor in early 2007. Aleathia Drehmer followed in early 2008 and C. Allen Rearick has been named as a third co-editor.  
''Zygote in my Coffee'' debuted on December 31, 2003. It was founded by poet and cartoonist Brian Fugett. Fugett wanted to create an edgy, progressive medium/forum for independent poets/writers/artists to express themselves. Fugett was the sole editor/designer of ''Zygote'' until Karl Koweksi, author of ''Zygote’s'' regular column, “Observations of a Dumb Polack”, joined him as co-editor in early 2007. Aleathia Drehmer followed in early 2008 and C. Allen Rearick has been named as a third co-editor.  
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''Zygote in my Coffee'' was originally based out of San Jose, California and later moved to San Francisco briefly. It is currently published from Kettering, Ohio.<ref>An Interview with Brian Fugett: http://www.laurahird.com/newreview/brianfugettinterview.html</ref>  
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''Zygote in my Coffee'' was originally based out of San Jose, California and later moved to San Francisco briefly. Fugett later moved and published out of Kettering, Ohio.<ref>An Interview with Brian Fugett: http://www.laurahird.com/newreview/brianfugettinterview.html</ref>  
The print edition of ''Zygote in my Coffee'' was added to the lineup in 2006. ''Zygote'' published its 100th online issue on January 1, 2008. A special commemorative print edition was also published.  
The print edition of ''Zygote in my Coffee'' was added to the lineup in 2006. ''Zygote'' published its 100th online issue on January 1, 2008. A special commemorative print edition was also published.  
After five years the magazine announced its defunct status in late 2008 but later resumed publication with a slightly limited schedule.<ref>The Zygote Is Dead, Word Riot Magazine (Retrieved 01/08/2009) http://www.wordriot.org/template_2.php?ID=1721</ref>  
After five years the magazine announced its defunct status in late 2008 but later resumed publication with a slightly limited schedule.<ref>The Zygote Is Dead, Word Riot Magazine (Retrieved 01/08/2009) http://www.wordriot.org/template_2.php?ID=1721</ref>  
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On May 30, 2010, it was announced that the magazine would be no longer.
==Comics==
==Comics==

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