a place for zinesters - writers and readers
Started this discussion. Last reply by Melanie Aug 9, 2012.
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.
July is fast approaching and I have created a list of zine activities for International Zine month this year so get stoked! I'm going to make some posters today and send them out with Portland Button Works order or free for a stamp. I'll post more when I have them printed. until then, let me know if I am missing something, that goes for everything on this site, let me know what is missing so I can add it! The list on this page can be added to even after the poster is printed!
Stoked to get the Copy Scams songs on Soundcloud now. 4 of these are the old demo versions from the cassette tape. We rerecorded all the songs while we were on tour in the UK. We also recorded 3 new songs including Copy and Destroy (this is the demo version) We hope to have the new version out this year if we can scrounge up…Continue