a place for zinesters - writers and readers
Freedom APA is an alternative Amateur Press Association with one expectation: participate where, when and how you are able.
Four bundles will be mailed per year, beginning November 2015.
Annual Membership: $12 for US; $20 for rest of world plus a minimum of one bundle inclusion per calendar year. Bundle items may include journals, zines, cds, cassettes, prints, letters, mail art, or whatever you choose.
Membership dues may be sent via Paypal:…Continue
I’m trying to initiate a Round Robin postal mail circle. This would involve trading zines / mail art / cassettes / or other creations. How it would work is: I compile a mailing list from interested parties. The first person on the list sends an item of interest to the second person on the list, then they send their own item to the third person & so on. It is a mystery as to what you will receive from the previous person on the list, which makes it fun and delightful. When the circle…Continue
Added by DJ Frederick on May 17, 2015 at 8:01am — No Comments
Cuneiform APA: Collecting Unique Notes Expressing Ideas For Original Reading Material. Cuneiform APA is open to anyone who participates by sending up to 4 pages on a tri-quarterly basis. Due dates for Cuneiform are February 1, June 1, October 1. Mail out of the new edition will occur during February, June and October. 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…Continue
Added by DJ Frederick on March 2, 2015 at 8:44am — No Comments
From now through December 1, 2015 DJ Frederick is offering to send anyone who is interested a sample mailing from the American Amateur Press Association. AAPA sends out monthly bundles to AAPA members including zines, journals and printed ephemera. Postcard requests for the sample mailing are welcomed at: 36 West Main Street Warner NH 03278. E-mail requests will not be responded to. For more information on the AAPA visit aapainfo.org.
Added by DJ Frederick on March 2, 2015 at 8:36am — No Comments
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…Continue
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 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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by DJ Frederick on May 10, 2014 at 2:45pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by DJ Frederick on October 1, 2013 at 5:45pm — No Comments