March Zine Reviews

Doris #32 by Cindy Crabb dorisdorisdoris.com P.O. Box 29 Athens, OH, 45701 Doris is a beautiful little zine with a lot of heart and soul. One stand out piece is a story about (and conversation with) Marius Mason, a trans anarchist, environmental and animal rights activist who is currently serving 22 years in federal prison…

February Zine Reviews

Amor Y Sacrificio by Sayuri Gomez A zine about love and sacrifice. Part of the pain and continued intolerance that will seem even more paramount with the outcome from the US election. Amor Y Sacrificio delves into the experiences of crossing borders for a new life and the effect it has on the next generation….

November 2016 Zine Reviews

  Exscind by Adel Souto Adel Souto is self-described as a writer, artist and musician and Exscind is his foray back into the world of zines since, well a long time. This is the first edition and it features writing, poetry, art and photography. It feels like a lot of attention went into the layout…

September 2016 Zine Reviews

Big Tight #4 By M. M Art Zine, digest size, 16pgs Instagram:  @big_tight.zine Big Tight #4 is both anomalous and percipient. The author dedication reads “For Godzilla”, and a quote on the intro page sums this zine up nicely: “images from aimless wanders become lodged in the mind and seep out as doodles in lectures….

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…

Zine Reviews by Abbie Foxton

People Make Plans by Nicole Jennelle Her stomach is rough cut open. Paper flap reveals everything inside. Textures and a hidden message. A tiny envelope stuck to the inside opens, stark and to the point, not knowing exactly what it means, well, not yet. People Make Plans deals with educator Nicole Jennelle’s experiences within education…

Zine Reviews by Samantha Lapierre

The Nizhoni Beat: Native American Feminist Musings Vol. 1 Perzine, 44 pages After an accidental long hiatus of zine reading, reading The Nizhoni Beat: Native American Feminist Musings Vol. 1 reminded me of why I love zines so much. These writers and their experiences are, quite simply, brave. This zine is collaborative project based out…