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This is a group where everyone who wants penpals can put up an add, and discuss penpal stuff! :]

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Comment by kimberley on February 22, 2014 at 2:50am

I want a penpal! I have a couple but we don't write much anymore. I'm 28 and living just outside London in the uk. I have mental health stuff that stops me working right now. I am studying humanities part time, and looking to do creative writing next. I love animals, paper, stationery, grunge and walking. my email is kbooth230 (at) Hotmail.com

Comment by Chris Sitko on February 14, 2014 at 6:45am

I'd just like to re-post my address and whatnot.

Hi, I'm Chris. I'm 19, and a Sophomore at William Paterson University, where I am majoring in English-Writing. My favorite hobbies are reading and writing; I've completed a long novella and a script for a graphic novel, and I'm at work on a third. (I have a well-connected cousin who might just get me published.) I also write short scripts.Though I read a wide variety of authors (Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, H.C. Anderson, Albert Camus, etc.) I prefer the sci-fi and fantasy genres, particularly P.K. Dick, Stephen King, Lovecraft, and more. I used to make an art/lit zine with my friends, but we more-or-less quit when we went to college. Since I'm asked frequently enough, I'm thinking of writing and composing a chapbook containing tips, advice and my personal experience that's intended to help young writers complete a larger narrative. Besides this, I'm obsessed with the concept of snail mail, and I love connecting with other creative people, so having the opportunity to achieve both, I'm rather excited.

Hit me up at theenigmanj@yahoo.com

or send a letter to:

Chris Sitko

212 Rock Road

Hawthorne, NJ 07506

Thanks for reading, and I hope to hear from you soon.

Comment by Remi Germaine on February 10, 2014 at 12:19am

Looking for more people to write to. I'm not sure what information to include. I've made a few mini zines that I'd love to swap. I also love music, questions and long ranty letters. So yeah, I guess the only way to get to know me is to just write me! (or let me write you!)

my email is remikeahi@gmail.com

you can also read my blog to get to know me better.

http://apeachykeenday.blogspot.com/

Comment by fishspit on January 24, 2014 at 6:29am

Alright mike .  . . i'll try to liven this site up a tad.  I send all kinds of shit in the mail . . . tapes, cards, pictures, letters and of course my zine!

Everything I send is always free!  If you want tapes (sorry I ain't figured out the c.d thing yet, send a wish list . . . it got thousands of records.  I love letters and zines, so send them on.  My address is, 1304 175th Pl. NE, Bellevue, WA 98008

usa.  sent with love, Fishspti

Comment by Mike Nobody on January 24, 2014 at 5:14am

I hadn’t really set out to create a zine.
It just sort of happened that way.
I was working on some of my music, and considering how I want to release it.
Then, I got to thinking about Compact Discs and how finding CD carrying cases is getting increasingly difficult.
No one makes them anymore, just CD wallets...ugh!
What are people doing with their jewel cases?
It seems like everyone takes better care of their comic books.
So, I thought, why not package it in a comic book?
From there I gradually stumbled into zineworld.
But, I wanted to make mine more like the mail-art packages I had made for friends as a teenager, a big weird "box of stuff."
But, everyone likes to browse.
So, being able to skim through the pages is still important.
I figure I could glue an envelope to the back and stuff the goodies in there.
Is it still a zine? A book? An album? Something else? I don’t know.
I may continue to experiment with it as I go along.

Content-wise there is really is no overall theme; personal stories, comix, found objects, etc.
It is an odd mix of miscellaneous contents.
But, my music can be like that sometimes too.
So, it all works out.

Drop me a line and I'll drop one back.

Comment by Mike Nobody on January 14, 2014 at 3:58pm

Where is everybody?

This site is pretty dead, lately.

Comment by Stacey Von Wolf on December 2, 2013 at 9:41pm

Hello, My name is Stacey. I'm 24 living in Iowa. I spend most of my time writing letters, decorating and making envelopes, sending postcards, reading, writing, swap-botting, and many other things. I love having pen pals that actually respond in a timely fashion. I don't want any email penpals, I prefer good ole snail mail so shoot me a letter, a zine, a post card, whatever and I'll respond as long as you send your address or I can read the return address. I love long letters but I'll accept anything mail related. Please, make my day, Mail is the best part of it!

Stacey Von Wolf
3955 Woodland Ave
Apt 4
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Comment by Francesca on October 1, 2013 at 8:52am

Hi,my name is Francesca I'm 19 and I study Economics in Utrecht (Netherlands). I lived in Italy all my life,except for a year spent in a small town in north eastern US.
Having just moved to college I'm looking forward to shape my days to accommodate much letter-writing,food-making,neighborhood-talking,bands-hearing and so on.

I'm mostly into: zines,punk music/shows,guitar,videoblogging and you tube channels,cats,walks,biking,woody allen,plants,animal rights,food.
I organized my first revolt against a teacher in 3rd grade.
I've always traveled sometime in EU/US but I'm not much of the travel spirit,I like to settle to places mostly,to get a glance of how the people live there;to see awkward things like where people are going at 7 in the morning.

What I don't like: college parties,drinking,metal music,reggae,religions,authoritarian institutions like my former high school.

I like exchanging letters very much and also whatever art/stuff you can send me it will probably make it displayed on my wall or something. I've listed my interests but I get excited on a lot more stuff--

I'm in the process of making my zine so I'll have that one to trade as well or just to giveaway.

My mailbox address is:

Francesca
Maupertuusplein 1-860
3584 EE
Utrecht,Netherlands

Comment by catherine Rage on September 26, 2013 at 7:20pm

I'm Catherine 28 punk rock girl/woman living in OKC,OK,USA and author of HOLES Zine(forthcoming in a few weeks)looking to make some cool penpals to talk about everything under the sun, share zines/art/other ideas,music, random discussions, and share ideas and thoughts. (and floor space if you got a band coming thru here i can be a place for you to stay. lol) PM if interested.

Comment by Maria M. on September 7, 2013 at 9:07am

Hey, everyone! I'm Maria, 21, recently moved to Iowa City, IA. I'm a brand new grad student struggling with a book addiction. I also enjoy art (mostly appreciating it), music (classical, post-rock, random other types), watching tv and movies (Doctor Who, I'm a Bryan Fuller fangirl, Pacific Rim... etc) , sleeping, baking, poetry, tea, comics (Sandman, V for Vendetta, Fables, Sandman Mystery Theatre...), colorful things, and things that smell good (even people, but I don't sniff random people that's creepy). I'm collecting ideas and plans for my first zine... but I haven't really put it together yet. I'd be up for a snail mail pen pal or an email one (though I'd probably limit the amount of snail mail people I talk to...) . Correspondence is one favorite form of procrastination. If you want to see some snippets of my life before deciding to talk to me, I've started a blog: here and I have tumblr. (Also I like postcards!). Leave me a comment or send me an email at crescentsandwords [at] gmail [dot] com if you want to chat!

 

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