We Make Zines

a place for zinesters - writers and readers

Call for submissions: Death, dying, and undeath

Explore the dark side with Absent Cause
Underground cultures, hidden histories, feminist and queer sexualities, chosen families and radical politics; vampirism, the gothic, horror and the macabre; surviving abuse, coping with mental illness/dangerous gifts, self-harm and suicide.


The theme of the third issue of Absent Cause zine is death, dying, and undeath.

Everybody dies. But in our underground and radical communities we often have very different ways of coping with death than the dominant culture.

What does the prospect of death mean to someone who’s lived through violent abuse? Discrimination? Mental illness?

How does a revolutionary or artist contemplate what their contribution may mean after their death?

How do we express our fears, celebration, anger, and/or desire for death?

Can death be sexy?

Absent Cause welcomes submissions of essays, comix, poetry, short fiction, artwork, photography, recipes, etc. Send to: redguard@gmail.com

The DEADline for Absent Cause #3 is Sept. 1, 2009.

To order the first two issues of Absent Cause, visit:
or email redguard@gmail.com to trade.

Views: 12


You need to be a member of We Make Zines to add comments!

Join We Make Zines

Comment by Sage on June 6, 2009 at 7:21am
oh wow, this sounds like an awesome issue!

Want to advertise here?

Ist preference given to distros and zines. Rates and details are here. Limited space. Very Low Cost!

Please Support Our Sponsors




Download and Print WMZ Fliers


© 2017   Created by Krissy Ponyboy Press.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service