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Comment by janelloshea on August 27, 2010 at 7:36am
Call for Submissions:

A zine on 'My Perfect Day'.

What would happen on your perfect day? What time would you wake up, what would you eat, who would you meet? What would you do, what would you think about? These are just mere pointers but please be free to expound on ANYTHING that you would do on YOUR perfect day.

Length: As you wish, but preferably not more than 1.5 A4 pages
Writing: Please write in the present tense

E.g. I get up at 8am on a Saturday. It is pouring outside.

Please send questions and submissions to janell.hoong AT gmail.com
Kindly include Name, Age and Location with submissions (paste in email / Word doc is fine)

Submission Deadline: 30th September 2010 (earlier the better, of course!) :-)

Thanks and best,
Comment by Elizabeth J. M. W. on August 26, 2010 at 7:03am
Still seeking submissions for a bra compzine. Personal stories, historical tidbits, fashion advice, comic strips, art work (including possible cover artwork). Please send questions/submissions to: petitspoissons AT gmail.com
Comment by AvantAfro on August 3, 2010 at 11:07pm
i just recieved this from a friend in Turkey ---

even my mum can make a book

fanzines, zines, independent publications and artist books are acting as a response to the mainstream media with an activist manner. as they are a way of understanding our relation with society and even with ourselves, maybe slower but more attractive for sure.
however in times of limitless possibility to spread information virtually through the network; communication with printed material is decreasing. the proportion of people who make zines and people who write blogs or collect images of everything is a good example for this. but actually arranging collages, drawings, texts, photos etc. on paper, as a medium itself, has so many possibilities that adds more value to our thoughts.

the aim of the project is to bring together independent publications and to encourage people to distribute their ideas, thoughts via printed or handmade materials. it is about to share obsessions, passions and things in your mind on paper that can be shuffled and touched. it is an open call for everyone to enhance these form of expression!
all these publications are going to be collected in form of an archive that is continuously extended and meant to be traveling through different venues in turkey and abroad.

first exhibition will take place in 15th september 2010 in manzara perspectives in istanbul.

so everybody, we are waiting for you to make your own editions, or send the ones you already did. you are completely free about topics and format, you can even ask to your mother to collaborate with you.

we want people to go home and lie on the floor and make zine!

send your editions until 31 of august to manzara perspectives
tatar beyi sokak 27 kuledibi beyoğlu

please include, a short biography, full contact details, date of birth and nationality.



contact details
gamze özer
Comment by We'll Never Have Paris on July 29, 2010 at 11:33pm
Call for submissions to We'll Never Have Paris. This issue theme is Modern Fire, whatever that means to you. Submissions must be an essay, memoir or story of nonfiction narrative that is about you and life in the greater sense.

Send as a word document to neverhaveparis@gmail.com

deadline Sept 19.
Comment by Eric on July 29, 2010 at 2:25pm
Call for submissions for EIGHT AND NO HALVES FANZINE (about 8mm movies and filmmaking, especially underground)

It’ll be in a similar vein to Brodsky & Treadway’s Little Film Notebook, but will also cover experimental/underground/avant-garde Super 8 filmmakers, rather than simply resources for small format filmmakers (most of which can easily be found online).

I’m interested in 8mm filmmaking tips and tricks, bizarre mistakes, bizarre malfunctions, accidentally weird results, 8mm movies you like, your thoughts on the future of the format… Anything 8mm film-related, really!

Filmmakers can send in a short (50 words or less) bio, mentioning your favorite film(s) that you’ve made and how to get it/them.

So, if you have anything 8mm film-related that you would like to submit, send it to:
8 and No Halves, Box 322, Olney, MD. 20830
Or shoot off an email to: thedoctor856 (at) gmail (dot) com

The digital formats I accept are Google Docs, PDF, OpenDocument, and HTML. Images can be PNG, TIFF, JPEG, GIF, or EPS, at 300 DPI. All submissions must be optimized for black and white photocopying. Layout for this zine is half-size, cut-and-paste, typewriter/handwriting.

Deadline is August 31, 2010. (likely to be extended)
Comment by nicole / one_beat on July 26, 2010 at 8:58pm
Call for submissions for ASEXY LIFE (zine on asexuality)

I'm looking for thoughts, stories, and reflections on the topic from someone who identifies as asexual/gray-A/demisexual. Submissions could describe experiences you may have had discovering this identity, experiences with relationships, coming out to family/friends, how asexuality affects your everyday life, etc.

Send in your writings, drawings, photographs, prints, collages, WHATEVER expressions that can be photocopied onto paper on the subject of asexuality and living as an asexual. Make sure to include the name you would like to see your submission printed alongside. If you would prefer to remain anonymous, that’s fine too, although ideally, I would like to include at least your first name and then the city/state you reside in. Contribution length can be anywhere from about one paragraph to two pages.

The deadline for submission is Fri, Aug 6th 2010(i know it's soon but I'm trying to finish this before class starts again). You can send submissions to sidewalkscene@gmail.com.

Thanks everyone!
Comment by Elizabeth J. M. W. on July 22, 2010 at 6:12pm
If you have a call for submissions you'd like published in the next issue of Photocopy Press (a little review zine), please let me know. The next issue probably won't be until Fall 2010, so please make sure the projects you are looking for submissions for are long range/not due until past September 2010.
Comment by Meri Brin on July 21, 2010 at 2:14pm
I'm starting my next zine (one-shot, series? who knows!) about Collecting - what do you collect and why?
Short submissions desired - 450 words or less. Visuals, line drawings, illustrations, photographs are strongly encouraged as well. However they need to be B&W reproducible.

Send submissions and questions to me at goodbyedoggy@gmail.com
Comment by Joshua D on July 17, 2010 at 4:44pm
Call for Submissions/Donations
Radical Southern Zine Archive Project
University of Alabama

The University of Alabama is looking for submissions/donations for a new archive that will collect zines from Southern authors, and zines about Southern experience. This collection will be housed within the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library and once cataloged will be available for any scholar or zine enthusiast looking for research opportunities or just a nice afternoon read. This project began as the brainchild of our students and staff who have been creating zines, using zines in the classroom, and have a general love of all things zine related.

The goal of the collection is to gather together the work of individuals who are writing in the South, writing about the South and zinsters who are Southerners living across the world. It is our belief and hope that the Radical Southern Zine Archive will help bring together the work being produced everywhere about the South and house it where all can enjoy it. We want all those Southern perspectives so send us your zines and let’s get this process started. If anyone has any questions please email us and we will get back to you ASAP.

The official opening of the Radical Southern Zine Archive will take place in September, and will kick off a yearlong celebration of the zine and the zine community. We look forward to hearing from each and every one of you.

Send your zines to:
Radical South Zine Archive
PO Box 869066
Tuscaloosa, AL 35486-0081
Email: radicalsouthzinearchive@gmail.com
Comment by 100moley100 on May 21, 2010 at 2:56am
Oops - sorry - forgot to add my email address for 'secret crush' submissions... please send your piece (actively encouraged!) to zinester100@yahoo.co.uk

Mwah x

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