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780 Distro Interview

How did you first get involved in zines and diy culture? I got involved in the Edmonton punk scene when I was young and zines and DIY kind of just went with the punk scene. I ordered a lot of zines online as I think there were only one or two distros in the city […]

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July 2016 Zine Reviews

Abstract Door #5: Chicago By Vicky Lim Zine, mini, 32 pgs vickylim.com There’s nothing better than when zinesters put as much thought and imagination into the design of their work as they do the content. Abstract Door #5 is a zuihitsu about Chicago transit that was written while riding Chicago transit. Adorned with a block […]

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Interview with Long Beach Zine Librarian Ziba Zehdar

When did you start reading and making zines? What other zines or art forms served as influence or inspiration? I started reading zines in high school (the mid-to late nineties) but I didn’t start making zines until 2012 for the 1st Los Angeles Zine Fest! Luna in Tuna zine by my high school friend Reena […]

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Sticky Institute Interview

How did you first become involved with zines and diy culture? I first became involved in zines through the Melbourne all ages scene in the early to mid 1990’s. I fell in love. I was fifteen years old, excited and ready to create. There was a great scene of all ages gigs happening in Melbourne […]

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Interview with LA Zine Fest Organizer Daisy Noemi

Do you recall the first zine you ever saw, or read? Stolen Sharpie Revolution — isn’t a zine but a zine resource! I also remember buying a Zine Yearbook! What or who served as early inspiration for your interest in zines and DIY publishing? I was introduced to zines and DIY Publishing by a local […]

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Zine Fests

Summer 2016 Zine Fest Listings

June 10-19: Spread Zinefest (Netherlands) Gelati Fanzine Festival (Italy) June 11: Scranton Zine Fest (Pennsylvania) Atlanta Zine Fest (Georgia) Edmonton Zine Fair (Alberta) La Historia del Fanzine y La Publicación Independiente (Columbia) June 11-12: MCA Zine Fair (Australia) Zine & Self Published Photo Book Fair (New York) ¡Relámpago! (Feria de Fanzines) (Peru) June 12: Colorado Springs […]

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My First Zine 2

    e.war Name of first Zine: The Voice Year of Publication: In Grade 11, so 1997? or 1998? What/Who inspired you to make your first fanzine? The kids in the year ahead of me made a zine called QWERTY for a class project and I thought it was the coolest thing, so I made one. […]