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Comment by Kris Hartley on May 6, 2015 at 8:41am

Happy Wednesday, everyone!

I'm planning to do a time-travel-themed issue of my zine this year.  I'm currently working on another issue that should be done by the end of this month, but I would love some submissions for the time-travel issue.  I'd love to get it out sometime this summer.

If you've got any pieces--poetry, essays, short stories, photography, art of any kind--please submit!  You can send it to kzine4@gmail.com!

If you have any questions, just ask!


Comment by Anastasia Kirages on May 6, 2015 at 8:40am

Found Photography Zine - Open Call for Submissions

Open call for submissions for a new found photography zine (title coming soon) based in Houston, Texas! “Found photos are generally acquired at flea markets, thrift and other secondhand stores, yard sales, estate and tag sales, in dumpsters and trash cans, between the pages of books, or literally just ‘found’ anywhere.”

Please send in a scanned image (JPEG or TIFF preferred, at least 300 dpi) of your found photograph along with 2-3 sentences of where you found it (or if you are feeling inspired, send in a story!) and basic contact info to foundphotozinetx@gmail.com. If you don’t need the original photograph, you may send it to the following address to be included in the zine:

Found Photography Zine

PO Box 920740

Houston, TX 77292

There is no submission deadline.  Release date for zine TBD, but hopefully in time for this year’s Zine Fest Houston in October.  Please get in touch with me if you have any questions about submitting.  Thank you!

Comment by Pineapple Unicorn on April 23, 2015 at 6:25pm

Everything Equine heart emoticon
making a zine // making a compilation tape (digital) of your art!!!

Deadline: July 10 
Release & Party: August 1

send me words, drawings, digital, mp3s, wavs, whatevs–> xoxoHORSExoxo@gmail.com



This is a picture of work by Pip and Pop 

Comment by D on April 23, 2015 at 3:21pm

Hello! I'm putting together my first compilation zine and I want YOU to contribute to it! The format will black & white, 8.5x11 inches folded in half. Each contributor will get two facing pages of complete creative freedom! Looking for new drawing, writing, photography, poetry, collage, recipes --- anything about A Quiet Day.
Hope to hear from you, thanks!



Comment by Rasasvada on April 15, 2015 at 2:01pm

We always want art to share in our zine, as well as poetry and fiction and whatever other creativity you want to throw at us.... 

Comment by Charlotte Sometimes on April 3, 2015 at 9:09am


I'm looking for submissions for an all-inclusive FEMINIST ART ZINE that seeks to showcase and give voice to feminist and queer lives and experiences.I accept ALL FORMS OF ART (visuals and texts).

send your SUBMISSIONS to: waywardartzine@gmail.com

Comment by Mobius Cleo on March 27, 2015 at 11:21pm

//Dimensions// |the ZINE| [Call for submissions: Deadline 1st May]

do you personally or through a loved one have experience with mental illness?
do you feel your experiences have effected your sense of self and your artistic expression?

//Dimensions// is a new zine exploring the relationship between mental health and the projection of the self through artistic means. If you have any artwork/poetry/writing/other creations on the theme of dimensions/mental health/expression of the self and would be interested in sharing them to collaborate on this zine then follow the submission guidelines below:

*send your creations to mobiuscleozines@yahoo.co.uk and make the subject of the email [i am alive]
* make images JPEGS
*include your name (or pen name) in the email along with your preferred method of contact
*feel free to be as artistic/poetical/abstract as you want, just as long as you are HONEST with yourself then this is all I ask, don’t submit things you think I want to read or feel the need to copy my ‘style’ (lol)
*ensure all work is original, plagiarism is not cool

mobius cleo

Comment by Olivia M. on March 27, 2015 at 7:17pm
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Autistic Self Care and Community Support Zine

This zine is a compilation zine by and for autistic people on autistic self care and intra-community support.

As an autistic person who occasionally struggles with executive function and “autistic inertia,” sometimes the typical self care advice just doesn’t work for me. I’ve found that getting other people to guide me or tell me to do something is helpful, and I’d be willing to return the favor, so this is an important subject to me. I’d like to explore the ways that autistic community can make the results of working together greater than the sum of our individual efforts.

Also, I’ve noticed that most self care advice tends to be directed at allistic people, and I can’t find much tailored specifically to autistic people. Sometimes the things I think would be helpful, like requesting support for supposedly “easy” tasks, are seen as awkward, taboo, or immature, often leading to me avoiding asking them of allistic people. I think all of these things deserve more dialogue to bring them into the open and provide useful advice to fellow autistics.

Possible Submission Topics:

  • Building support networks in autistic community
  • Dealing with depression and anxiety as an autistic person
  • Autistic inertia and self care
  • Addressing barriers to self care
  • Making self care manageable
  • Sensory self care
  • How we can help each other care for ourselves
  • And anything else you can think of!


  • You must be autistic (on the autism spectrum) to submit. Self-diagnosed people are welcome. If I’m low on submissions, I may accept pieces from people with similar issues to those faced by autistics, such as allistic people with ADHD or SPD.
  • You must be over the age of 13 to submit.
  • Keep things SFW (safe for work, no explicit content)
  • Try to keep submissions a reasonable length (probably under 10 pages)
  • This should go without saying, but refrain from including sexist, racist, heterosexist, cissexist, ableist, or otherwise bigoted material in your submissions.
  • Please don’t use functioning labels in your pieces. Also, avoid talking about Autism Speaks.
  • You can include an “about the author” section with links to blogs, etsy shops, etc.
  • You may submit multiple pieces.
  • Submissions will be edited lightly for spelling and grammar. If I think something else should be changed, I’ll contact the author
  • No poetry, please.
  • Art submissions are okay if they include text.

Important Stuff:

By submitting, you are giving me permission to include your work in this zine. The zine will have a free pdf version released online (including a version that will work with screenreaders) and maybe a print version to be sold online. Authors retain copyright to their submissions.

Tentative Submission Deadline: May 31st, 2015

To Submit: Email me your submission at metaparadox11 (at) gmail (dot) com

If you want, you can also submit through Tumblr (I’m at oliviaszines and paradoxnow, my personal blog) or through We Make Zines. Feel free to ask me questions.

In case you’re curious, I’m a 22 year old autistic (diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome) girl who is still fairly new to the autistic community (it took a long time to find someone who would take me seriously enough to diagnose me) and the world of zines (which are now my strongest special interest.) If you have any advice from either side, I’d love to hear it!

- Olivia

Comment by Occult Geometry Zine on March 27, 2015 at 2:51pm

Occult Geometry is accepting submissions poetry, short prose, photography and visual art submissions for our second issue!  May's theme is "SENSORY" (and whatever that means to you).  Contact me at occultgeometryzine@gmail.com with questions, comments or submissions.  Cheers!

Comment by Lauren Lowery on March 24, 2015 at 10:58am

We are now accepting submissions for TOTAL TRASH #2. TOTAL TRASH is a disposable camera love zine, documenting artworks created using a disposable camera. Send up to 5 images to totaltrashzine@gmail.com in JPG form by APRIL 30th, 2015. 


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