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Self Care / Community Support compzine (call for submissions)

Activism and Social Justice can be as exhausting as they are rewarding. Trying to navigate the choppy waters of mental and physical health conditions, even without the added stressors of stigma, can be brutally overwhelming. Family, jobs, school, even work that we find personally rewarding can be hard to maintain on a long-term level.

Self-care means (often wildly) different things to different people - this zine will attempt to start a dialog within communities about how we can…


Added by Sarah Arr! on November 26, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

PFZF Vendor List!


Go check it out!

Added by Sarah Arr! on July 16, 2012 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Postage Paid Zine Podcast!

Happening now! Click here to listen: RIGHT HERE, DAWG!

Added by Sarah Arr! on July 13, 2012 at 9:41am — No Comments

Philly Feminist Zine Fest: 8/26!

More than two hundred bucks in raffle prizes, five amazing workshops, free HIV testing, and YOU. 

Philly Feminist Zine Fest is rolling right along. We're planning even more awesome stuff, make sure you don't miss being part of it by registering your zine, distro, crafts, or other relevant project here: 


Make sure to remind…


Added by Sarah Arr! on July 9, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

Philly Feminist Zine Fest - exciting updates!

Registration ends 7/15. There are still spaces available. 

Things are moving right along with the planning of Philly Feminist Zine Fest! We have space lined up, some amazing…


Added by Sarah Arr! on July 5, 2012 at 6:59am — 1 Comment

Philly Feminist Zine Fest: update!

So, a couple of things: There are just over two weeks left to register to PFZF. If you haven't done so yet, now would be a great time to do so

We have an AMAZING bunch of workshops lined up. Check them out!

We've also started accepting raffle prizes for a huge drawing at the fest. So far…


Added by Sarah Arr! on June 29, 2012 at 5:01am — No Comments

News, Workshop Schedule, Registration Reminder for PFZF

Our semi-official workshop page is up!

You still have almost a month to register for table space! Registration will be over on July 15, and confirmations will be sent shortly there-after. You'll have a couple of weeks to get payment in (so that we can also pay the venue and for tables) before we will start moving down the waiting…


Added by Sarah Arr! on June 20, 2012 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Philly Feminist Zine Fest: 8/26!

Added by Sarah Arr! on June 3, 2012 at 6:14am — No Comments

Forever After: A Feminist Fairy Tale Compzine (call for submissions)

     In classic fairy tales, there are only two real roles for women: princess and witch. Princesses are usually cast into unfortunate circumstances through no real fault of their own and are redeemed by the value of their feminine beauty and the kindness of strangers. Witches are queens or stepmothers characterized by ugliness, evil, and envy.

                These archetypes are destructive to the kids who grow up without any real concept of how the stories might shape our lives.…


Added by Sarah Arr! on May 21, 2012 at 7:14pm — No Comments

New books and buttons! (Finally!)

This is what's going on at Once Upon A Distro!

No zinester interview for May - I'm hoping that extra swag and free shipping on orders over $30 will make it up to you. 

Additionally, I added a bunch of new buttons (a whole page of 'em), and a couple of new books!

Added by Sarah Arr! on May 5, 2012 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Once Upon A Distro: Tons of New Zines!

New Zines, added today: List #15, Everyday Pants #1 & #2, Deafula #3, Homos In Herstory: 1920's Edition, Ice Cream Sandwich, It Came from the Sea and Went Back Again, and I Want my Baby. Lots of good stuff!

Restocking a couple of things this week as well. 

Added by Sarah Arr! on April 30, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments

Just added to Onceuponadistro.com

Added: Sub Rosa #6 and Dear Shane, I Tried to Kill Myself.
Back in Stock: How Fucking Romantic.

Added by Sarah Arr! on April 10, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments

Sage Adderly rocks the party.

Sage is Once Upon A Distro's Zinester of the month. She was kind enough to answer some questions for me. Check it out!

Added by Sarah Arr! on April 4, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

New Titles @ www.onceuponadistro.com

Doris #29


It's Down to This

Truckface #15

When Language Runs Dry #4

As always, free shipping on orders over $30 and free swag with every order. 

I'll be in and out of town this week for Spring Break and Easter, so please be patient, and know that I will get your order out as soon as possible. 

Added by Sarah Arr! on March 30, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Philly Zine Fest 2012 Organizer Meeting

Just in case you didn't specifically get an email, but want to take part: There is an organizer meeting for the 2012 Philly Zine Fest tomorrow in the basement of Wooden Shoe Books and Records (704 South Street) @ noon. (Please feel free to repost or alert interested parties.)

This meeting will specifically help decide on a date and divvy up committees (hopefully). If you're interested, but unable to attend, drop me a line with what you're interested in doing.…


Added by Sarah Arr! on March 17, 2012 at 3:48pm — No Comments

March Zinester of the Month: Alex Wrekk

Go read the interview here: Once Upon A Distro.com

Added by Sarah Arr! on March 8, 2012 at 11:05am — 2 Comments

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