Summer 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:…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

How to Start a Zine Fair: An Interview with Aggie Toppins

When and why did you get involved in zines and DIY culture? I began making zines in graduate school, but it was after I moved to Chattanooga to take up my post as a professor of graphic design that I began to make a lot of zines. When I was new in Chattanooga, I didn’t…