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Los Angeles Zinesters


Los Angeles Zinesters

A group for zinesters & small-press kids in the Greater Los Angeles & Southern California region.

Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Members: 81
Latest Activity: Jan 5

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Comment by Jeremy on August 22, 2012 at 4:44am

anything zine related happening here in LA between now and before the end of the year? 

Comment by Kella on March 15, 2012 at 9:09am

Hello LA Zinesters! The American Library Association conference is in Anaheim this June, and there's gonna be some sweet, sweet zine action: http://wemakezines.ning.com/events/zines-at-the-american-library-as... If you're interested in tabling or reading, please get in touch!

Comment by hank shane on March 13, 2012 at 3:35am

What's current with the zine world? The LA Zine fest's wake has settled- it was an awesome experience... so what's next? Is there another event scheduled besides www.diyprint.org ? If not, let's make one. Something casual perhaps. Some low key trade party or something... 

Comment by Bonks on March 9, 2012 at 8:22am

Hi Indigo! The group that put together the Etsy Craft Night at the Craft and Folk Art museum was the same one who put together the L.A. Zine Fest.  

You might want to try hitting up Zineworks or Girl Zines A-Go-Go out of San Diego. They're both really great groups who love sharing zines!

Comment by Jen on February 6, 2012 at 12:29pm

hey everyone - I've got a new zine out. If you're going to be at the LA Zine Fest on the 19th, you can buy/trade for it there. Otherwise, talk to me about trades or buying! More info is on my wmz page or http://jenvenegas.com/zine

Comment by Indigo on February 4, 2012 at 2:37pm

Hello! I'm an MSW student at UCLA and I'm planning a zine workshop with our school's feminist caucus...

Does anyone know of any groups that would like to co-facilitate with me? I'm hoping to find one or two members from a group to help run it and also (hopefully!) provide some supplies... thought it would be a good way to connect some peeps with zine peeps in the community!

[I remember there was a group that ran the Etsy Craft Night zine shop back in Fall 2011, but not sure what the group was called... if anyone knows their name that would be helpful too!]


Comment by hank shane on December 11, 2011 at 11:34pm

Hey! MonkeyTrash.org is accepting your snippets, your false starts, your beautiful scraps of words that have no home ... go there, send me some stuff, love it

Comment by Open-Minded Press on October 10, 2011 at 2:11am
L.A Zine Fest Applications are up http://lazinefest.wordpress.com/how-to-apply/ :-) Half tables are $15 and the event will be on Sunday February 19th at The Last Bookstore in Downtown L.A. There is room for about 70 vendors...hope everyone can spread the word!

I know this has been something that's been talked about for some time and I want to make sure to thank Jen and everyone who is a part of Los Angeles Zinesters uniting. Mad Hugz!
Comment by Arsenic Alyss on September 14, 2011 at 12:22am

Call for submissions for stitches: a critical dialogue with queer/dyke culture

Cis white able-bodied lesbians do not own the word dyke, nor do they own queer women's culture. This zine is about moving beyond transphobic pseudo-radical feminist discourse. Let's re-envision what a radical, inclusive queer dyke culture could look like and feel like. Open to submissions from people of all gender identities. We will strive to center the voices of those who have been particularly oppressed by current lesbian and queer women's culture, including women of color, trans women, non-binary people and people with disabilities.

Deadline: Nov 6, 2011. 

Contact: punktreerecord@gmail.com.

Comment by Paul de Valera on August 28, 2011 at 10:49pm
Well, I organize two weekly bike rides and six huge bike events every year, that makes for over 200 events a year, some are small. I also do outlaw soapbox derby, draw a comic a day in addition to my quarterly zine and run two business on top of all that. I'm not braggin' but I think for one guy, I do plenty and being thus I am wondering why others don't do more. The ball is in your court.

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