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Registration for the Halifax Zine Explosion zine fair is open!

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Canzine festifal of zines and underground culture 2011

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Comment by Elizabeth J. M. W. on August 27, 2010 at 8:17am
Okay, thanks Harley and Dave.
Comment by Elizabeth J. M. W. on August 26, 2010 at 7:04am
When is the Best Li'l Zine Fair? Do they have a web page with info?
Comment by whatwave dave on August 16, 2010 at 4:42pm
Last year there was a zine fair in London at the Forest City Gallery...think it was in Oct or Nov.
Usually the London Public Library puts an indy type fair on in the spring where zines are invited.
Comment by Elizabeth J. M. W. on August 16, 2010 at 12:54pm
Is there a place that lists all the zine fairs in Canada? Is there one in London, ON?
Comment by Louise Von A on July 7, 2010 at 9:26am
I'm getting back into zines, and does it ever feel good!

After a 2 year hiatus, I'm re-reading a bunch of zines and writing a new one about my love/hate relationship with the city of Ottawa, where I currently reside. But seeing as how much things change, zinesters and zines come and go and styles fall in and out of fashion, I was wondering if someone (or some people) could throw a fledgling, poor student a bone?

Would anyone be willing to swap their zine, for one of mine once it's done? I know it's kind of uncouth, but if you can take the word of a (somewhat) faceless internet Samaritan, it'll be worth the wait. I promise! You'll get gems composed like this about breaking onto the roofs of luxury hotels, almost getting arrested by Mounties for taking a photos and snow. Lots and lots of snow. Or I could make you a mix CD of sweet Canadian music. Yeah? Yeah!

All that to say, I'd like to read your zine.
If I've sold you, gimme a shout and we can trade addresses and all that.

-Christine Louise
Comment by Hal Niedzviecki on May 27, 2010 at 7:17am
we're conducting a survey about our new website. if you have a moment, please take the survey it would be much appreciated! thanks, the editors of broken pencil: the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts
Comment by Elizabeth J. M. W. on May 26, 2010 at 2:35pm
new zine: Photocopy Press, Issue One. It's a little review zine with some excerpts from the zines reviewed. Send me a message if you'd like to trade.
Comment by Adrian Fynch on March 15, 2010 at 3:23pm
Sleeps With Ghosts #1 is out!

This issue talks about an abusive relationship and getting out of it, first sexual encounters, sexual and emotional abuse, the basics of BDSM and how it
differs from abuse, queer identity, and silence, among other things. There is a trigger warning! It's 42 pages, half sized, $3 or trade.

Available at my etsy store: http://www.etsy.com/shop/sleepswthghosts
Contact me for trades!
Comment by Hal Niedzviecki on January 2, 2010 at 12:28pm
also, wanted to make sure everyone knows about broken pencil's short story contest. it's an online fiction contest and the winners gets cash awards and publication in broken pencil. we're accepting entries until january 10. check it out at http://www.brokenpencil.com/deathmatch
Comment by Hal Niedzviecki on January 2, 2010 at 12:26pm
hey everyone, hal from broken pencil magazine here. if you haven't already, send your zine in for us to review. spring issue deadline: feb 15.
complete info at http://www.brokenpencil.com

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