I'm glowing (if not downright blushing) just at the minute after an absolutely awesome review of my weaving zines by Diane Gilleland over at the Crafty Pod - http://www.craftypod.com/2009/05/21/ooooh-weaving-zines/. I've not got anything else to say about it; it was just very nice to wake up to!
Added by TangleCrafts on May 21, 2009 at 11:58pm —
paper trail distro carries personal/political zines on topics like reproductive health, mental health, parenting, illness, death, bicycles, traveling, d.i.y. skillsharing, cultural inquiry, queer & trans issues, sex work, anti-racism, feminist issues, &...you get the gist. feel free to send… Continue
Added by ciaraxyerra on May 21, 2009 at 11:19am —
Perhaps you have heard of the writers organization called PEN. See the PEN website at http://www.pen.org/ They write:
"PEN’s programs reach out to the world and into diverse communities within this country. They promote writing and literature at every level and are founded on the belief that free expression is an essential component of every healthy society."
But an investigation by King Wenclas, one of the founders of ULA, Underground Literary… Continue
As my work is displayed more and more across this city and via hear-say and say-hear, people are showing interest to the point of purchase &/or commision of interviews or trade and wearing patches.
The other week at Mia’s (local bar), this guy Kevin recognized me from my art show from the prior month at Tacos Locos and mentioned his interest in my art for an album cover. I have yet to hear his work, but am thoroughly interested in such a project. The idea of…Continue
Added by monique on May 20, 2009 at 1:00pm —
It's been such a busy couple of weeks for me lately at work that i haven't had much time to do anything creative! it's such a pain having to work full time whilst doing a college course, prepping for an exhibition and finishing this first zine, but i guess i have to pay my bills!
Apart from the stress and lack of sleep I'm feeling pretty positive and happy :)
Now i'm focussing on college and this zine which luckily my tutors have said i can use it as one… Continue
fat girl(s) sketch
lately, between scribbling in little books and promptly losing them, i've been working on a new project with Ang (altermyworld from Canada). we're doing a fat positive sketchbook project where we swap signatures, draw, paint, write, glue, collage, and embellish. eventually we'll each have enough signatures (with work from both… Continue
The answer to, and winner (if any) for,
our last contest question of:
The story goes that when this famous artist was challenged to show his skill with a sample drawing, he drew a perfect circle freehand!
Name the artist.
Giotto according to Vasari who wrote:
And one morning going into the workshop of Giotto, who was at his labours, he showed him the mind of the Pope, and at last asked him to give him a little drawing to send to his Holiness. Giotto,… Continue
oh fuck i dont think i have anything to write about. is it over after 8 issues? bwah haha, i fuckin doubt it. Issue 9 is still in development. Everything is being done on my sweet new typewriter i got from an op shop.
but seriously i haven't really written anything. it still looks good though.
In the next issue of Zine World, we'll be printing our updated list of zine review publications and websites. If you know of one that we don't have listed (see our website), please email Jerianne with details.
We'd also love to have you share your recommendations, tips, and resources for our Word of Mouth section. There's so much great info that… Continue
Added by Jerianne on May 17, 2009 at 8:50pm —
Regeneration 32 pages, half size $2 US, $3 outside US, trades accepted Ashlee Swanson 8150 W 30 ½ St. #306 St. Louis Park, MN 55426 email@example.com
For those of us who trembled at the thought that there was no replacement generation of zine-creators, think again. Ashlee Swanson's excellent zine on the confusing, twentysomething experience is a fine representation of the next generation of zinesters.
Here's a nice interview with me. It's also about the MCA zine fair which is coming up next weekend. Last year it was so busy that I momentarily lost a shoe when trying to push through the crowds. This year I will dress more sturdily.