zine, [zeen] noun. 1. abbr. of fanzine; 2. any amateurly-published periodical. Oxford Reference


Friday, September 9, 2011

Zine News Round-Up: 07.08.11

Nothing interesting to say as a preface to the news post today. Enjoy the news! :D

Cath x


1. Zine Releases
2. Upcoming Events
3. Submission Calls
4. Distro News
5. Zine Reviews
6. AOB (Any Other Business)


1. Zine Releases - Ingrid has released issue 3 of her perzine Mythologizing Me! More info on the zine, and how to buy a copy, can be found at her blog.
 - Hannah has released two new zines this week. Not Lonely #6 is the latest issue of her perzine, concerning a recent trip to Holland and favourite books from her childhood amongst other topics. The Malcontents' Book Club is a book review zine containing reviews of 10 books. You can order them both from her etsy shop here, or get in touch with her to trade at not_lonely_zineATyahoo.co.uk.
 - Issue 107 of Bi Community News aka BCN is now out with its usual mix of writing about bi life, bisexuality in wider culture and the UK bi scene itself. More info on ordering and subscriptions at BCN’s website.

2. Upcoming Events - I’ve Zine You Zine Fair @ Edinburgh: 28th & 29th August. Come along to the Book Trust, 55 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR, or to get involved email ivezineyouATgmailDOTcom.
 - Cambridge Creative Fair: 3rd September.  Hosted by the
 Whirlygig Collective, 10.30am til 6pm.  For more info, email the organisers at infoATwhirlygigDOTme.
 - Sheffield Zine Fair: 25th September. If you want to apply for a free stall, or volunteer to help out, get in touch at sheffieldzinefairAThotmail.co.uk.
 - Camden Zine Fest: 8th October.  Stall and workshop applications are now open, and they’re completely free!  Will is particularly keen to have zinesters and DIY types tabling there, so book yours athttp://camdenzinefest.blogspot.com/.

3. Submission Calls - Pandora Press, the Swansea Feminist Network zine, are looking for submissions for their second issue, the “sex” issue.  Deadline: 2nd October. More info can be found at the SFN website here.
 - New feminist magazine LIB is looking for articles and artwork for its first issue! Deadline: 1st September.  For more info or to submit something, contact the team at lib.magazineATgmailDOTcom.

4. Distro News
 - Vampire Sushi is back in business! www.vampiresushi.co.uk

5. Zine Reviews
 - Sophie at Oh My Clumsy Heart has posted some zine recommendations – take a look.

5. A.O.B.
 - Hannah has posted an interview with zinester Emma Jane Falconer on her blog:http://notquiteayes.blogspot.com/2011/07/zinester-interview-emma.html
 - Lots of zines and zine resources have made their way onto Zine Wiki since we wrote about the website last week, including Sometimes I’m DreamingNot LonelyPandora Press, and of course, Spill the Zines!

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