Sunday, 30 October 2011

Zine News Round-Up: 30.10.11

photo via http://waronxmas.tumblr.com

1. Zine Releases
2. Upcoming Events
3. Submission Calls
4. Zine Reviews
5. Distro News
6. AOB (Any Other Business)

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1. Zine Releases
 - Welsh feminist zine “Pandora Press #1: Our Feminist Heroes” is now available to view online for free on issuu.com!
- “Kerb Crawled: Reacting to Street Harassment” was published on Northern Indymedia this week.
- The September issue of LHOOQ (pronounced “Look”), an art and culture zine, is now available to view online on the LHOOQ website.
- Vampire Sushi #2 will be released tomorrow, and Miss Tukru will be doing a special giveaway with it. All will be revealed on Vampire Sushi’s tumblr and Tukru’s blog tomorrow!
- Financially Hard Times #6, a monthly pop culture zine, is out now!  Buy the zine, or buy a year’s subscription for £10, here.
- A new perzine, Each and Every Day, has just been released. Buy or trade your copy here.

2. Upcoming Events
 - South East London Zine Fest: 12th November at Amersham Arms, New Cross.  More info here: http://selondonzines.wordpress.com/
 - LaDIYfest Sheffield: 12th – 13th November. An inclusive, DIY, anti-capitalist, community-based feminist festival. http://ladiyfestsheff.noblogs.org/
- ShadowPlay’s fanzine evening: 30th November. 7pm til 10pm at Drink, Shop & Do in Kings Cross, London on the 30th November from 7pm-10pm. More information can be found on their blog.

3. Submission Calls
- A zine dedicated to Lisa Simpson and feminism is looking for submissions before the 6th November.  Both writing and artwork are welcome. Send your submissions to bsiveyerATgmail.com.
- Issue 2 of horror zine Black Sunday is looking for fiction and poetry submissions.  More info can be found at http://www.dirgepress.co.uk/.

4. Zine Reviews
- More zine recommendations have been posted on Oh My Clumsy Heart this month – read them all here.

5. Distro News
- Bettie Walker (author of “Anatomical Heart” and “Buy Her Candy”) is starting up a new distro called “Backpack Distro”.  It’s a small distro based out of her backpack and used primarily for tabling at events. If you want to send something for consideration, email bettieriotATgmail.com.
- We’ve added lots of UK distros to our sidebar!  Have we missed any distros?  Let us know!

6. A.O.B.
- Someone’s thinking of setting up a Norfolk zine fest.  Are you from that area, or would travel to a zine fest there?  Join the conversation on We Make Zines.
- Chella Quint turned her latest comedy zine (“It’s Not You, I Just Need Space”) into a podcast which you can listen to here: http://bit.ly/p1ut0
- Ingrid (Mythologising Me zine) has written a review of the Salford Zine Library exhibition at Salford Art Gallery – check it out!

3 comments:

  1. thanks for the mention, can you please amend me on the sidebar as i've abandoned the old blog! Ta very much x

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