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New York City Zinesters

Location: New York City
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Help Salford Zine Library

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Started by Salford Zine Library Apr 28, 2012.

NYPL Free Crafternoon May 7

Started by The East Village Inky Apr 30, 2011.

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Comment by Andie Glik on June 15, 2012 at 2:09pm

The first issue of my zine The Woman Question is currently on sale at Bluestockings, OR I can mail you a copy! The zine is about applying feminist theory to history, the media, and beauty ideals. The issue talks about the flaws of TV shows Girls/ Sex and the City, beauty ideals within certain minority communities and how they intersect, how to cope with body image issues as a feminist, how intersectionality is the coolest thing ever, how Frida Kahlo is a feminist and womanist, and much much more! Email me at glika074@newschool.edu if you want to trade zines or want a free copy sent to you!

Comment by twenty-four hours on May 7, 2012 at 6:25am

Hey NYC zinesters!  I am trying to get a conversation going here, about the after-effects of 9/11 and specifically health effects. I just did a great interview with George Tabb (MRR, Furious George, etc...), and wanted to know what you guys thought. Read and respond?



Comment by Erika Harada on April 28, 2012 at 10:45pm


There's two new art zines up on my Etsy --

Fur, Hide, and Bone, about the collecting of dead animal parts, and Tragopan Urban Naturalist Club, about the chronicles of 3 urbanite amateur naturalist/artists.

Do check them out!

Comment by Mel W. on April 20, 2012 at 5:44pm

After a six year break Cadillac Girl zine is starting up again.  Cadillac Girl is a perzine I started in 2004, and I'm currently working on issue 3. Read more about the zine and contribute http://cadillacgirlzine.webs.com/

Comment by Aimee Lusty on March 23, 2012 at 2:29pm

Brooklyn based exhibition series dedicated to providing self-publishing artists, who generally share their work through zines and other printed matter, with a platform for exhibition, experimentation and exploration outside of the printed format at Booklyn Artists Alliance.

Check out our online store for exhibition publications & print work. HERE!!

Join our mailing list for open calls and exhibition openings.

Comment by Mony Nunez on February 28, 2012 at 12:53pm

i'll be moving here, by next year. meanwhile, i figure i can write to people, like form a tight pen-pal relationships, with those who already live there? good idea, no? i hope whatever. i like writing, shit-cartooning, generally just making things, music, and drinking. (beer, milkshakes, chocolate milk, 40oz.s etc.)

Comment by Alex the Zine on October 14, 2011 at 9:09am

This comment is to Dawn.  I've been doing other research on zines and have come across numerous articles about teaching using zines.  Just now, I came across this one:

Not Just for Kids Anymore: Using Zines in the Classroom
The Radical Teacher
No. 55, EDUCATION AND CONSUMERISM (Spring 1999), pp. 15-19
And this:
Zinesters in the Classroom: Using Zines to Teach about Postmodernism and the Communication of Ideas
Kristin G. Congdon and Doug Blandy
Art Education
Vol. 56, No. 3 (May, 2003), pp. 44-52
But there is really a lot more.  These are in JSTOR, though I would try Project Muse too.  OK, hopefully that's helpful.  -Anne
Comment by Jenna Freedman on October 7, 2011 at 12:51pm
I just sent you some stuff via email. I've got a teaching with zines bib, but it's about five years old. I'd love to update it. Maybe we can collaborate on posting a list here http://zinelibraries.info.
Comment by QueensBee Zines on October 6, 2011 at 11:50pm

Hi Zinesters!
My name's Dawn. I am a former NYC public high school ESL teacher who taught zine-making to my students. Now, I'm in library school studying to become a community college/academic librarian, hopefully. 

Anyway, I am currently in an information literacy pedagogy course, and doing a research process project with the following research question:
"How do high school teachers create effective zine projects to help students of all learning abilities improve in their writing skills?"

If any of you have/know of someone who has/or know of resources where I can find information related to this question, please reply to me at the following email address- 

Thanks in advance!

Comment by Jonathan Super on August 27, 2011 at 6:21pm
Pete's Mini Zine Fest -Sept 24 and 25

Time: September 24, 2011 at 6pm to September 25, 2011 at 7pm
Location: Pete's Candy Store
Street: 709 Lorimer St
City/Town: brooklyn
Event Type: minizinefest
Organized By: Pete's Mini Zine Fest
Latest Activity: 5 hours ago

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Fall into zines with another Pete's Zine Fest! This time, this will run in conjunction with 2 other Pete's events happening on stage for double your fun. PLUS a zine fest kick-off show the evening before, Saturday, Sept. 24 from 6-8pm featuring zine readings, comedienne Emily Heller, and Phil and the Osophers.

Over 20 zinesters will be tabling inside and outside. See old and new faces. Come have a beer and buy a zine.




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