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Ok ... one more time with feeling ... I hate it when you can't give zines away. My third and final offer for 2014 - anyone who sends me postcard request for a mailing from the American Amateur Press Association before January 1 2015 will receiving a free selection of AAPA journals and zines from 2014 mailings. Membership is $25 a year and includes monthly mailings and the invitation to send your own zines in for distribution to the AAPA membership. For more info check…


Added by DJ Frederick on December 8, 2014 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

Happy Hallowzine

Once again I'm offering a free mailing of journals & zines & ephemera from the AAPA for anyone who is interested in checking it out - now through Halloween. Simply send me a written request on a postcard via USPS to: 36 West Main Warner NH 03278. Cheers!  

Added by DJ Frederick on October 22, 2014 at 5:05am — No Comments

Cuneiform: An APA Zine

Cuneiform APA: Collecting Unique Notes Expressing Ideas For Original Reading Material.  Cuneiform APA is open to people who participate by contributing material on a tri-quarterly basis. Due dates for material are February 1, June 1, October 1. Mailing should occur later during those months. Contributors are welcome to send up to 4 double-sided printed 8 X 11 pages of original material related to the following topics:  Zines & Zine Reviews Micro journals and presses Issues related to…


Added by DJ Frederick on August 17, 2014 at 8:50am — 1 Comment

Free AAPA bundle

From now until Labor Day 2014 I will send a FREE monthly mailing of zines and journals from the American Amateur Press Association to anyone who requests one via postal mail - send a postcard request to 36 West Main Warner NH 03278. 

Added by DJ Frederick on August 17, 2014 at 8:46am — No Comments


The officers of the American Amateur Press Association have approved an annual grant in memory of Lee Hawes which will help amateur journalists / zinemakers in need of financial assistance to publish their zines and journals. The AAPA Lee Hawes Personal Journalism Grant will award up to $150 to help an amateur journalist to get their journal or zine into print.


In recent years, the cost of materials and maintaining a press has soared, and even desktop printing and…


Added by DJ Frederick on May 10, 2014 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Info on the American Amateur Press Association

What’s the mission of the American Amateur Press Association?

To encourage the development of quality writing and publishing skills among members interested in expressing themselves creatively through hobby publications, both digitally and in print, by sharing our work and actively engaging in helpful commentary.

Who are the members?

Our members are writers, printers, bloggers and others interested in DIY journalism, book arts, publishing and the graphic arts as an…


Added by DJ Frederick on October 1, 2013 at 5:45pm — No Comments

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