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Location: Chicago, IL
Members: 68
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Chicago Zine Fest 2012 - March 9th & 10th 5 Replies

Started by Bradley Adita. Last reply by Bradley Adita Jan 9, 2012.

Chicago Zine Fest 2011 - March 25th & 26th 6 Replies

Started by Bradley Adita. Last reply by Bradley Adita Jan 9, 2012.

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Comment by Olivia Arrow on August 19, 2011 at 8:56am
Hi Nichole! Welcome to the city! If you ever want to meet up I can take you to a really amazing collection of art books/ zines. It's super inspiring.
Comment by Nichole on August 16, 2011 at 10:46am
Having moved to Chicago just a few months ago, I got to thinking about the Chicago zinesters and how I'd love meeting the people whose zines I read. I'm trying to get over my whole shyness, new-girl thing. Maybe this will be a good way to do that!
Comment by Bradley Adita on July 13, 2011 at 11:37am

is there a way to make it so the comment wall displays the comments from newest to oldest - instead of from oldest to newest? 

that would be cool :)

Comment by leslie perrine on March 7, 2011 at 7:54am
Comment by Bradley Adita on March 7, 2011 at 7:22am

Chicago Zine Fest - March 25th - 26th, 2011

Milwaukee Zine Fest - April 30th - May 1st, 2011

just saying!

Comment by Neil Brideau on December 16, 2010 at 10:53am

Don't forget the general interest meeting for an IPRC in Chicago tonight. 9pm at Quimby's Bookstore.

Comment by ramsey everydaypants on December 15, 2010 at 1:34pm

www.chicagozinefest.org

 

table registration just opened today!!

Comment by Marissa Fandel on December 15, 2010 at 1:33pm

Where can I get info on the Chicago Zine Fest?

Comment by Neil Brideau on December 6, 2010 at 9:29am
Hey Chicagoans,
There's a group forming to create an Independent Publishing Resource Center in Chicago (like what they have in Portland), and we're having a general interest meeting at Quimby's Bookstore at 9pm on Thursday, the 16th. Come with ideas! Come with questions! If the door is locked when you get there, just knock on it, and we'll let you in.

Those of us who have talked about it so far, are thinking we should start off small: an office space with a photocopier and basic supplies (paper, papercutter, staplers, etc), growing from there, and working with (rather than reproducing the work of) other organizations that are doing great things for Chicago self publishers (CUL, Spudnik). I'm really interested in making it a 501c3 organization. We'll be looking for all levels of involvement, including a small group of main organizers, who can invest a good chunk of time to this. The goal is to have it running by the end of 2011. Hope to see you there! If you can't but want to be involved send me a message on this site. AWESOME!
Comment by Rebekah on November 9, 2010 at 6:10pm
Hi Folks, I'll be teaching a course on zines at Western Illinois University this spring. I'm looking for zinesters who are interested in possibly coming to talk to my class, participate in a zine reading at WIU, and/or have students in the course read your zines and contact you. If you're up for it, you can send me a message here or email me at rebekahb (at) temple.edu. Feel free to pass this info on to other folks who may be interested. (I also posted this on the Midwest Zinesters Group, so sorry if you read it twice.) Thanks!!
 

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