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


Thursday, October 6, 2011

Zine News Round-Up: 18.09.11 from Spill The Zines!

Zine News Round-Up: 18.09.11

Hello again!  Did you hear that Spill the Zines is now on Twitter?  Follow us for all the latest UK zine news, and tweet us your own zine news!

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


1. Zine Releases - Issue 108 of Bi Community News (BCN) is out now! http://bicommunitynews.co.uk/ (don’t forget to check out last week’s review of BCN #107 on STZ).
 - The new issue of music compzine Drunken Werewolf is out now: http://drunkenwerewolf.com
 - The first issue of gothic/horror zine Black Sunday has been released! http://etsy.me/pvkg5N

2. Upcoming Events - Bristol Comic & Zine Fair: 25th September, 12 til 6pm.  More info at http://bearpitzines.tumblr.com/BCZF.
 - Sheffield Zine Fair: 25th September. I’m tabling, along with lots of other cool UK zinesters and zine collectives including Bettie (Anatomical Heart), Vampire Sushi distro, and Chella Quint. And it’s free entry! Keep up to date with the latest news on their Twitter.
 - Camden Zine Fest: 8th October.  Stall and workshop applications are now closed!  Will has announced the time of the event – 1pm til 6pm. More info at http://camdenzinefest.blogspot.com/.
 - LaDIYfest Sheffield: 12th – 13th November. An inclusive, DIY, anti-capitalist, community-based feminist festival. More info here: http://ladiyfestsheffield.wordpress.com/

3. Submission Calls - LaDIYfest Sheffield is making its own zine that will be distributed on the weekend of the festival.  Send your questions or submissions to ladiyfestsheffATgmailDOTcom.

4. Zine Reviews
 - Sophie at Oh My Clumsy Heart has posted some zine recommendations – take a look.
 - Bettie of Anatomical Heart has set up a new zine blog, where she’s posted a few zine reviews!  The reviews can be found here.

5. A.O.B.
 - A very interesting project: the owners of Museum's Press in Glasgow are opening up a gallery and book store called Good Press in October 2011 focusing on DIY and self-publishing; their aim is "to showcase individual artists and groups who are independently practising their artforms and projects". They've got an online funding Sponsume going on right now, which you can donate to here:  http://www.sponsume.com/project/good-press
 - We liked Girls Get Busy’s manifesto, so we thought we’d share it with you:

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