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How to Start a Zine Fest: An Interview with Jess Meoni

How did you first get involved with zines and diy culture? Do you remember some of the first zines you ever read? I first got involved in zine culture in high school. I was really interested in punk music, studying and reading publications like Bomp!, Sniffin’ Glue, and Maximum Rock n’ Roll. I was fascinated […]

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Summer 2017 Zine Fest Listings

June 2: Zina Warrior Print Zine Fair (Australia) June 2-4: BABZ Fair (New York) June 3: Scranton Zine Fest (Pennsylvania) Buffalo Zine Fair (New York) Olympia Comics Festival (Washington) Wellington Winter Zine Market (New Zealand) Open Eye Gallery Zine & Photobook Fair (Liverpool) June 3-4: Cebu Zine Fest (Philippines) 8 Ball Zine Fair (New York) June 10: […]

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UPDATED Spring Zine Fest Listings

February 12: Festival of the Photocopier Zine Fair (Melbourne, Australia) San Jose ZineCon (San Jose, California) February 18: Nørrebronx Tegneseriedage (Copenhagen, Denmark) February 25: Destiny City Valentine’s Zine Symposium (Tacoma, Washington) Sheffield Zine Fest (UK) Artspace Book & Zine Fest (Peterborough, Canada) February 25-26: Zine Day Taiwan (Taiwan) March 4: Guayaquil Fanzine Fest (Ecuador) March 5: NYC Feminist ZineFest (New York City) Fair […]

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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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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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Spring 2016 Zine Fest Listings

January 9: St. Pete Zine Fest (Florida) January 31: Weirdo Zine Fest (London, UK) February 14: Festival of Photocopier Zine Fair (Melbourne, Australia) February 20: Denton Zine Fest (Texas) February 21: Teen Zine Fest (California) February 23: Ottawa Zine Off! (Ontario) February 27: Santa Cruz Zine Fest (California) February 27:  ArtSpace Book & Zine Fair (Peterborough, Ontario) February […]

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Spring 2015 Zine Fest Listings

St. Pete Zine Fest: January 10 (Florida) Zine Melt: January 31 (California) Festival of the Photocopier Zine Fair: February 12-15 (Australia) LA Zine Fest: February 15 (California) Zine Machine Fest: February 20 (North Carolina) NYC Feminist Zinefest: March 7 (New York) Blk Grrrl Book Fair: March 7 (Los Angeles, California) Staple! Indie Media Expo: March […]