a place for zinesters - writers and readers
Started this discussion. Last reply by girlishboyish Jul 2, 2014.
Hi, my name is Alex Wrekk and I have been making the zine Brainscan since 1997 and I have just completed issue #30! I have made several one-off zines like I'm A Wrekk, Birthdays & Christmas, Time Zones and Statelines, Fire Apparatus, and more. I also wrote the book Stolen Sharpie Revolution.
I live in Portland, Oregon USA. I am an organizer for the Portland Zine Symposium. I was an open hours staff volunteer at the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) for many years. I am an organizer for the Portland Zine Symposium. I created a website with a Zine Event Calendar at StolenSharpieRevolution.org and started July is International Zine Month.
I make custom 1", 1.25" & 2.25" buttons at Portland Button Works and Zine Distro and shop. I also sell my my zines, & my own catalog button designs, I also have an Etsy site for my items and I am a Team Leader for Etsy TeamZine.
I also like to ride my bike, garden, travel, play with photocopiers, drink and brew craft beer, play at home repair, and cook vegan food.
Stolen Sharpie Revolution: a DIY Resource for zines and zine culture (5th Edition) Kickstarter is less than 60 hours to completion!
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