Saturday, 28 January 2012

Zine News Round Up: 28.01.12

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1. Zine Releases

2. Upcoming Events
3. Submission Calls
4. Distro News
5. AOB (Any Other Business)

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1. Zine Releases
 - Fanzine Ynfytyn #18 is out now!  Buy a copy at Emma Jane Falconer’s website. (Read my review of Fanzine Ynfytyn #17 here)
 - Journeyman #4, a zine  featuring photographs taken with a selection of toy cameras.  Sold at Lulu.com.
 - Perzine Cat’s Teeth #10: Mother of Otherness is out now.  More info can be found on the author’s We Make Zines page.

2. Upcoming Events
 - Girls Get Busy 1st Birthday Party: 31st January, 9pm onwards at The Alibi, London.  Riot Grrrl karaoke, with a free party bag for everyone who participates!  More info here.
- Bristol Radical Zine Fest: 12th February, 12 til 6pm at Kebele Community, Co-Op.  The first stalls have now been confirmed, and there are very limited places left, so apply now! http://bristolradicalzinefest.wordpress.com/
 - Loosely Bound Zine Extravaganza: 24th March at 1 Tyrell Street, Bradford.  The collective are looking for stallholders for the event - Please email your expression of interest and a link to your website to looselybound@hotmail.com  by Monday 12th March.

3. Submission Calls
 - The Swansea Women’s Centre, a women’s refuge and campaign group in Wales, are holding a workshop day for International Women’s Day. One of the rooms at the centre will be turned into a feminist art gallery for the day, and we’re looking for all kinds of artwork to feature in our gallery!  More details can be found at the Swansea Feminist Network website.
 - Zinester Sophie Sherwood is looking for love letters for a project she’s working on. All submissions will be anonymous.  Email her for more info on We Make Zines.
 - London-based artzine Playerist is looking for “all styles of words and images on the theme of artifice”.  Email slidelAThotmail.co.uk for more info.

4. Distro News
 - Marching Stars is on hiatus for a few weeks. Lizzy is looking for new zines to stock in the distro – if you have any zines that you’d like Marching Stars to stock, or if you want her to stock your zine, get in touch at distroATmarchingstars.co.uk.
 - All orders made at Vampire Sushi distro  before the end of January will get a free poster! Only a few days left!
 - Princesa Pirata’s Kissing Behind the Barricades 2012 calendars are now half price! Buy yours before they sell out: http://princesapiratadistro.wordpress.com/postcards-etc/
 - Loads of new zines have been added to Pushpin Publishing’s catalogue! Take a look here: http://www.pushpinzines.co.uk/collections/new

5. AOB
 - Someone made a Shit Zinesters Say video (e.g. “Hey do you take trades? I made this 6 hours before the zine fest, it kinda sucks”)!  Although not all the statements are universally relatable, it’s quite funny on the whole:


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