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Location: Chicago, IL
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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 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!!
Comment by Bradley Adita on November 9, 2010 at 12:16pm
Milwaukee Zine Fest? Who is going?
Comment by Mony Nunez on November 7, 2010 at 2:05pm
because they didn't have any zine clubs.
lol
jk.;d
Comment by Mony Nunez on November 7, 2010 at 2:04pm
i dropped out that motherfucker.
Comment by Bradley Adita on November 7, 2010 at 12:11am
Johnny, I think you mean Chicago Zine Fest 2011.
Comment by Johnny Misfit! on November 6, 2010 at 5:28pm
to Monika Nunez, Columbia does not have any zine clubs.
there is Mad Licks, the zine put out as an aside to the Silver Tongue reading series. Check in with a student Mason Johnson or go to the office of Student Events and find out more.
I am a fiction writing student and I know the fiction writing student board wants to be more involved with zines as a means of independent publishing. more established organizations are sure to be receptive so ask around.
Also, keep an eye out for Zine Fest 2010.
Comment by Matt Fagan on November 5, 2010 at 5:46pm
Oh, that sounds awesome! Sadly, I work until 11 pm every Friday night. FROWN!
Comment by Bradley Adita on November 5, 2010 at 4:30pm
I am registered for the ZSD - I went in person to 826Chi - I have a receipt :D
see you all there... Oh... please bring copies of your zines to trade with your "dates"!
Comment by ramsey everydaypants on November 5, 2010 at 12:02pm
REGISTER NOW! SLOTS ARE FILLING UP FAST: visit CHICAGOZINEFEST.ORG to register.

The first fundraiser for the Chicago Zine Fest is coming up! Get involved, help CZF and meet other local zinesters during... Zinester Speed Dating!

Join us for an evening of meeting other members of the self-publishing community. The term "speed dating" conjures up thoughts of romance, but in this case, we're using the speed dating format for platonic purposes. You will have the opportunity to meet every participant, and talk with them about yourself and your zines. After four minutes you move on to the next participant. At the end of the night we'll have an open mingling session, when you can continue conversations and trade zines! This should be a lot of fun, and great practice for talking about your zine in a concise way.

We hope you will join us for this fundraiser for the 2011 Chicago Zine Fest. You have to register to participate, and space is limited, so sign up today!



Zinester Speed Dating
Friday, November 19th, 7 - 9pm
826Chi 1331 N. Milwaukee, Chicago
$5
Refreshments will be served, no alcohol.
Comment by Ben Spies on October 24, 2010 at 9:40pm
No More Coffee #3 out now. Original short fiction, half-size, 32 pgs, and the first 75 copies will feature a handmade cover! $2 ppd or trade. nomorecoffeezine@gmail.com or send me a message!
 

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