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West Coast Zinesters

A place for zinesters from the West Coast to connect

Location: West Coast
Members: 56
Latest Activity: May 16

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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 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:


(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.

Comment by Alex Wrekk on September 18, 2014 at 9:51am

It's a rainy morning in Portland and I hope it's getting back to normal weather around here! I'm working on a kickstarter for the reprint of my book and I'd love your help!

Stolen Sharpie Revolution: a DIY Resource for zines and zine culture (5th Edition) Kickstarter

Since 2002 Stolen Sharpie Revolution has been the go-to resource for zines and zine culture. With over 21,000 copies in print, this book is poised to break the quarter-hundred-thousand copy barrier at least BUT I NEED YOUR HELP!

I am 15 days and half way through the Stolen Sharpie revolution Kickstater, but we don’t quite have half the funds yet! Please consider backing this kickstarter. if not for you, for the next generation of zine kids that are just as excited and a little bit confuse as you were when you trying to do your first layout.

Back the Stolen Sharpie Revolution: a DIY Resource for zines and zine culture (5th Edition) Kickstarter

Comment by Jen on May 21, 2014 at 12:01am

Hey friends! I recently posted a blog post about my zine and my connection to the zine community. I also put a bunch of my zines up on my etsy shop. I'd love it if you could check them out! <3



Comment by fishspit on January 27, 2014 at 8:22pm

yeah . . . west coasters are a bunch of pussies . . . but I guess I'm out here so I'll post my new zine.  It's the new wiseblood!  #60!  It's the "my eyes are wide open but there ain't nobody home issue!"  It's got punk rock, feminism, having to defend wiseblood against accusations of racism by other we make zine members, cats (of course -- since they are gods), volkswagons, and getting beat up by the pigs.  So read wiseblood and kill a cop today.

and remember . . . we love you!

Comment by Revolt Distro-Seven Sins on November 9, 2013 at 11:37am
Comment by Revolt Distro-Seven Sins on November 9, 2013 at 11:26am

Call For Submissions

REV☮LT Distro's: Radical Comix #1

What is Radical comix?

A radical comix collection centering around equality, living free, feminism, queerness, Radical illustrators, sketch artists and the pacific Northwest, It is edited by Revolt Distro and will be put out every three months from February on. This is a call for Submissions so Please Send in Your Work or forward this to a friend who would be interested. We can Change the world or at least get our art out there to the people. Issue number one will be put out in February 2013 so you have until the last week of January to submit. So stoked about this new awesome project we are going to collaborate with a lot of great zine authors from the PNW. you should too!Thank you so much to those who have submitted already!
~Seven Sins

Issue #1 Deadline !!

Friday, Jan. 31st 2014 at 11:45pm

All Submissions are due by JAN the earlier the better as well as the more likely it is that your submission will be used in Issue number one! you will receive a confirmation email within one week of submitting a piece. we are looking for pieces of all sizes ranging from half page to ten pages. thank you!
Email all submissions and questions to


Revolt Disto Is a new up and coming independent zine and artist print printing, publishing and distributing collective. Revolt making you great Zines, Stickers, Buttons and Patches and teaming up with other artists around the world.

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Comment by fishspit on August 1, 2013 at 2:05pm

Hey you West Coast nutjobs!  Wiseblood 59 is out and if you don't read it California is sure to fall into the sea!  Wiseblood gives you peacocks, perfidious women, and popcorn in this issue.

Always free for the asking!  Trades are wonderful. 

1304 175th Pl. NE,  Bellevue, WA, 98008.

p.s. Also, purchase that 'zine by Bummer Blueberries called "Moribund" . . . it's a masterpiece. Say Fishspit sent ya!

Comment by Jen on May 29, 2013 at 10:23am

Check out my recap of the Riverside DIY Print Fest earlier this month: http://wp.me/p1u9vb-kj


Comment by Chrysothème A. on May 3, 2013 at 10:57pm

come check out my zines on Etsy!


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