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West Coast Zinesters

A place for zinesters from the West Coast to connect

Location: West Coast
Members: 51
Latest Activity: May 1

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Olympia Zine Fest 2015

Have you heard about this? There is a group of us planning Olympia's FIRST zine fest! Even though it isn't until October 2015, we currently have an Indiegogo campaign going on where you can order…Continue

Tags: fest, zine, PNW, Olympia

Started by Sage Mar 2, 2015.

Pen Pals? 4 Replies

I know there's already a group for pen pals but I thought, hey, why not ask around on the West Coast Only group?  I don't know about you but I'm always looking for new pen pals, because people are…Continue

Tags: coast, west, pals, pen

Started by River Body. Last reply by Zelda Feb 20, 2014.

Washington State isn't all about starbucks and rain! 4 Replies

Okay maybe it is...  Anyone else create zines about their hometown?? I'd be happy to trade for some if there are any (:Continue

Tags: seattle, washington, shelton, zines, hometown

Started by River Body. Last reply by River Body Aug 27, 2011.

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Comment by fishspit on May 1, 2016 at 6:58am

hey!  hey you!  yeah!  you!  It's me fishspit and i've come to say that i've put my boots, guns, and switchblades away and gone soft!  what does this mean to you? you ask.  It means i've hooked up with the sweet serena "aika" pruess to give you a new zine!  It's called "cute!"  and it's the cutest zine ever made!  Cute drawings and cute stories!   so get your "cute" today!

Contact me, Fishspit, here . . . or by mail (i love mail!)  at 1304 175th Pl. NE, Bellevue WA 98008

or if you'd rather contact a cuter person than i . . . contact serena at cooncatcreations@hotmail.com

get your "Cute!"  and smile!  smile! smile!

Comment by fishspit on February 2, 2016 at 6:29pm

west coast zinesters!  let's trade.  wiseblood #63 is out!  contact me here or write me at 1304 175th Pl NE, Bellevue WA 98008

fishspit out!

Comment by RyanFlux on January 10, 2016 at 9:37am

https://www.facebook.com/RyanFluxart/photos_stream?tab=photos_albums

i post all my comix online for free on my artist page on Facbook. this is the link to my phot albums page where they are organzed.

Comment by RyanFlux on January 8, 2016 at 1:47pm

Not so quiet on the western front!

new to the site and glad to be apart of it. I'm a CA. based zine maker, more specifically Pasadena Ca. i've been interested in the process and making zines for a little over 2 years now but up until recently havent delved too deep into the culture. getting prepared to showcase some of my material at the upcoming LA Zine Fest in March 6th. would love to trade zines via snail mail, let me know if interested!!

-Ryan Flux

Comment by fishspit on September 17, 2015 at 3:30am

Where the hell are all you west coast zinesters!  to busy smoking dope and not getting anything done?  well wiseblood #63 is here . . . free for the asking . . . trades much wanted . . . donations if you got some scratch helpful . . . 

contact me on here or write me at 1304 175th pl. ne, bellevue WA, 98008!

wiseblood!  since 1984!

Comment by Miles Conrad on August 17, 2015 at 10:32pm

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Comment by A.L. on March 11, 2015 at 12:23pm

Issue #001 of "If you'd like to hear it // I can sing it for you" is out now! This zine is focused on the negotiation of an aging body and a “forgetful” self in an unaccommodating world, as well as accounts of chronic illness and the end-of-life experiences of an aging self.

Visit us at agingzine.tumblr.com >> // facebook.com/agingzine >> and get a copy of the first issue at agingzine.storenvy.com >>.

Comment by fishspit on March 9, 2015 at 3:33pm

Right on you west coast flakes and hippies and godforsaken commies and anarchists!  Who loves ya?  Fishspit does . . . and you know what?  a new wiseblood is out!  #62 . . . pill poppin', hoarder crazin', cigarettes a blazin' . . . and much much more. 

Wiseblood!  Always free . . . love trades . . . love your zines! 

1304 175th Pl. NE, Bellevue, WA 98008

love ya all . . . Fishspit outl 

Comment by Epiphany Publishing on January 6, 2015 at 3:52pm

"Balm Digest #1" reviewhttp://www.sonyaellenmann.com/

California based zine/author

When I first sorted through the copy that Ms Mann mailed out, I was happy to find the subject of mushrooms. It is my opinion that they (mushrooms) are one of the most fascinating vegetables and lifeforms in the plant kingdom. Upon reading the first few pages, I realized that this was not just a scientific dissertation, but a diverse collection of art on mushroom life. There are a few longer articles, and poems, and artwork/drawing, even a recipe. I would like to emphasis the layout and production value. Here is a wonderfully understated compilation. The subject, is quite fascinating and the way it is dealt with is creative. Opinions will always vary, as to the validity of writing on a particular subject. Some prefer, 'realism'. Some prefer 'surrealism'. Some prefer facts and some prefer prose poetry. Some prefer that the writing be a culmination of weeks or months of rough draft and revision. Zines generally are not that - and this is not in my opinion, exactly that. It has a more conversation feel to the writings, and the poems give a variation to the pace. It is quite fascinating as well to hear about this:

http://www.extremescience.com/biggest-living-thing.htm

(Dont mean to give that away....)

Very pleased to have received this as I think, the style of writing is very genuine. Seems intellectual but has some heart in it. Thats just my thoughts...contact the website above for more info.

 

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