Sunday, 8 July 2012

Zine News Round-Up: 08.07.12

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


1. Zine Releases
- ‘Drifting Clouds: Writings on Consent’ was released last week.  You can buy a copy at Princesa Pirata Distro.
- Hayley Foster da Silva has released the third issue of her feminist perzine, ‘Dancing Barefoot’.  To buy a copy, email Hayley at
 - ‘Feeling Alone: A zine about being an inpatient with BPD’ was released last week.  Buy your copy at
-  I’ve released the tenth issue of my perzine, ‘Here. In My Head.’, a special half-sized issue all about university.  More info on how to buy a copy can be found here.
- Angry Violist #5.5 is out now!  Created for the 24-hour Zine Thing.  More info about getting hold of one can be found on Emma’s blog.
- Issue 16 of CZDerby, a zine by the Derby City Zine Collective, is out now!  You can buy a copy or download a PDF at

2. Upcoming Events
- ‘We Face Forward’ Fanzine Workshop: Saturday 28th July at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.  More info at
- ‘Little Zine Party’: Saturday 4th August at Ort CafĂ©, Birmingham.  A day of “stalls, screen printing & zine making workshops, zine readings, and making friends”!  To get involved, email the organiser Sarah at More info here.
- International Alternative Press Festival: Saturday 4th August & Sunday 5th August at Conway Hall, London.  Bringing together UK and European small press comix, zines, book arts and print!
- Birmingham Zine Festival: 12th – 15th October.  Want to get involved?  More info can be found at
- Leeds Zine Fair: Sunday 4th November.  If you'd like to get involved in organising the zine fair, or hold a stall at the zine fair then get in touch at

3. Submission Calls
- Want to contribute to CZDerby, a zine published by the Derby city Zine Collective?  Details can be found at
- ‘Pandora Press #4: The Pink issue’ has extended its deadline to AUGUST 12.  More info on how to contribute can be found at
- Some of last month’s submission calls are still open too!

4. Distro News
- Marching Stars is 5 years old this month, and to celebrate, all orders over £12 in July will receive a free tote bag!
- Vampire Sushi was updated last week with lots of new stock!
- Lots of lovely new stock at Pushpin Publishing!

5. AOB
- Marceline, the lady behing Pushpin Publishing, is running another Zine Challenge, which challenges people to make a zine in the next 12 months.  More info and details on how to sign up can be found at
 - We’re officially 1 week into International Zine Month 2012!  You can find out more about it all over at Stolen Sharpie Revolution.  What are you getting up to this month?  Join the discussion over at We Make Zines.


  1. Hi Catherine -

    Do you review US zines, too? And how can i send you mine?

    1. No, I'm afraid I only review British zines!