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Comment by Paper Monster Press on April 19, 2012 at 2:02am

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ASUANG by PAPER MONSTER PRESS

Asuang is an umbrella term for creatures that people our imagination. As blood suckers, they engender in us, a fear of the dark, of morbidity, of paleness, of incense. The fear that desires, the fear that suffocates, not just creatures but open spaces and high places. Fear of beings that when looked at mirrors or through other eyes, resemble perhaps, ourselves? Then here maybe, there be monsters?

Asuang then calls not just for darkness but for hallucinogen, psychedelia, kaleidoscopic narratives in whatever genre.

Specifically, we ask for:
1. 1-3 poems/ essays/ flash fiction (less than 500 words, English or Filipino)

2. 1-3 artworks in black/ white (in JPEG format)

3. 1-3 sound pieces in MP3 or Wav format

4. Critical essays about the small press/ underground publishing/ the culture of fanzines (also under 500 words)

5. Reviews of any issue of Paper Monster Press (and we’ve done 6 so far)
a. Pyrotechnic Poetry 1
b. Pyrotechnic Poetry 2
c. S/trip-hop
d. Dream(pop)
e. Queer Punk
f. SANDIGmaan

6. A theme for 1 print year
Ex. LOST IN TRANSLATION year
a. Issue 1: Atlantis (about forgetting/ resurfacing/ the abyss/ depths/ drowning/ swan diving)
b. Issue 2: Free Tibet (about culture clash/ Buddhism/ heights/ climbing/ pure dizziness of clouds)
c. Issue 3: Time-space Warp (about timezones/ cultural differences/ time and space/ reincarnation/ and the endless echoes we can never reach)
d. Issue 4: Labyrinths (canals/ road bridges/ the strange and devious routes we take to fantasy/ intoxication/ escape)

THE FINE PRINT
1. Send all submissions to papermonsterpress@yahoo.com with the heading: ATTN: ASUANG SUBMISSION
2. The deadline for submissions is on May 31, 2012.
3. Payment is one contributor copy and that warm fuzzy feeling that comes from seeing your name in print. ;)
VIVA SMALL PRESS!

Comment by Ben Spies on March 18, 2012 at 11:09pm

No More Coffee #4/Brainscan #29 now available (split with Alex Wrekk of Brainscan).  44 pages of short fiction, alternately sweet, goofy, and morose: $3 or trade.  nomorecoffeezine@gmail.com or message me!

Comment by Contos Sérios e outras estórias on March 12, 2012 at 2:54pm

Contos Sérios #2 is now available. We made a normal and a special edition, limited to 50 numbered units.
The special edition includes one zine with 32 pages in black and white + a map (A3) + one detachable tarot card + a random metal pin (from 5 different) + two random stickers (from 5 different ), all in a custom envelope - 2 €

Contact us at contosserios@gmail.com.

Comment by comrade harps on March 8, 2012 at 1:59am

crowded train
I jot -
commuters look concerned


The latest zine in the season creep haiki-ish series is now available for free from the Sticky Institute or online at season creep blog. This ones about things seen and heard on trains. Enjoy.

Comment by Karley Bayer on February 11, 2012 at 12:46pm

The Filth is seeking questions for our new column, Ask the Doctor! We're starting this new feature in our sex toys issue, but questions do not need to be of a sexual nature - but it's more fun if they are.

We are also looking for short stories and art about sex toys. Fiction or non, whatever. Anonymous is fine.

Check us out on Facebook, or send submissions/questions to thefilthsubmissions@gmail.com

Comment by Jess Dykstra on December 2, 2011 at 11:10am

Hi guys! This is literary related but not quite a zine. Brian Le Lay (does the perzine Humility Wave & is also the editor of monthly literary-arts zine Electric Windmill) has finished and released his first full-length book of poetry! 98 pages, 40 poems. Check it out here: http://electricwindmillpress.com/dbminj.html -- There you will find excerpts and links to purchase the print book and e-book. Until 12/6, there's free ground shipping with the code SLEIGHRIDES for the print version.

Want stuff that's either free or more zine-related instead? Brian contributes every month to Electric Windmill, so have at it! =) If you enjoy literary stuff, you would enjoy the 'zine. We usually offer poems, stories, articles, essays, along with visual art as well from contributors who are from all over! 

http://electricwindmillpress.com/3.html

http://electricwindmillpress.com/2.html

http://electricwindmillpress.com/1.html

View 'em for free online as a PDF, or order print copies for cheap!

One more thing... If you are seeking publication for your own work, Electric Windmill accepts submissions on a rolling basis. Find out more here: http://electricwindmillpress.com/faq.html

Electric Windmill is an independent book publisher and monthly literary-arts publication. We've nothing to do with windmills or electricity in a literal sense, but we do hope to generate a self-empowering community where artists and thinkers of different, but equally important mediums and ideologies can co-exist.  

This isn't about the avant-garde, or the underground, or promoting one specific type of literary expression. People are more important than art. This is about people. Their stories. Their suffering. Their ideas about the world.

Comment by hank shane on November 29, 2011 at 7:54pm

Hey! Submit Something to MonkeyTrash.org  !!  get it out

Comment by Synthia Nicole on November 1, 2011 at 9:25pm

hey all, issue #3 of "Damaged Mentality" is available at www.fluxxii.com  and, especially, for trade. hit me up if you'd like a copy. ~S.N.

Comment by Paper Monster Press on September 4, 2011 at 9:15pm

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! Paper Monster Press "Queer Punk Issue" (The Year-ender, Ear-banger Issue!)


You draw lines, shape boxes, and try to decide which ones fit you best. But have you ever stepped outside the line and think, how much further would you dare to go? People who are openly queer call this coming out of the closet. We close ourselves, cage our hearts, and throw away the key. For this issue, we are daring you to come out with us.

 

Once again, trust us with your submissions. We ask you to go over the boundaries of gender, race, norms, and clichés.

We want your roars for human dignity. Colors of explosions and madness, and words that ignite our passion for equality.

 

Give us your poetry, your essays, your stories, your art, and your music in their most rebellious forms. Color our worlds queer in the way punk personified anarchy.

 

Cross borderlines on tightropes. Shrug off oppression. Do away with social conventions. Put stereotypes aside forever, never again to be worn by anyone.

 

GENERAL GUIDELINES: 

  1. All works must be submitted to papermonsterpress@yahoo.com.
  2. Each contributor may submit 3 works ONLY from each category. That means you may submit 3 literary works, 3 artworks, and 3 musical pieces, but no more than that.
  3. The EIC’s laptop is Buddhist, so aside from attaching text submissions, kindly paste the contents of your piece(s) to the body of your e-mail.
  4. Submit literary pieces in English or Filipino. We do not have the capacity to read and/or translate foreign languages as well as local dialects at the moment. Works should not exceed 500 words.
  5. Submit artworks in JPEG format. We accept both colored and black or white art, but please be reminded that PMP will only have a colored cover, the rest of the zine will be in black and white.
  6. Submit sounds in MP3 format. Add a short description of each track in two to three sentences.
  7. If your piece is inspired by an artist/work, please indicate the artist/work from which your piece sprang from.
  8. PMP religiously follows the process of selecting and editing. We stand by our editors’ decisions.
  9. For updates, just check the Paper Monster Press Facebook page (www.facebook.com/papermonsterpress)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: September 30, 2011

 

Now, there are no standards, no boundaries. We’ll make our love on wastelands and through the barricades.

Comment by Salford Zine Library on August 14, 2011 at 2:44am

Hi,

as you may or not know the library has an exhibition at Salford Art Gallery running from 15th October 2011 to 29th January 2012.


I am looking to show a film at the exhibition made up of short videos that contributers to the library have made of themselves. The video will explain why you personally self publish and about the zines you produce. To submit please email me your short talking head videos no longer than five minutes. I will compile and edit these together and add captions for the finished film. All are welcome to contribute to this project and I would like an eclectic range of zine makers to participate covering all the genres etc. 


So wherever you are making your zines it would be great to hear from you.
To submit Zines the address is:

48 LANDOS COURT

MANCHESTER

M40 7WT

UNITED KINGDOM


Kind regards


Craig

 

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