Puncture Magazine

Puncture was an independent music magazine founded by Katherine Spielmann and Patty Stirling in 1982. It published 47 issues over the following 18 years, first in San Francisco, then from 1992 in Portland, Oregon. A reprint edition of the first six issues will be published very soon, and an anthology of work from the magazine will be forthcoming from Verse Chorus Press in 2020. Meanwhile, this site will highlight some of the stories that have appeared in Puncture over the years.

Puncture Magazine

Puncture was an independent music magazine founded by Katherine Spielmann and Patty Stirling in 1982. It published 47 issues over the following 18 years, first in San Francisco, then from 1992 in Portland, Oregon. A reprint edition of the first six issues will be published very soon, and an anthology of work from the magazine will be forthcoming from Verse Chorus Press in 2020. Meanwhile, this site will highlight some of the stories that have appeared in Puncture over the years.