Sunday, 22 April 2012

Zine News Round-Up: 22.04.12


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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
- Buy Her Candy #2 is now for sale!  Buy a copy at Bettie’s etsy store.
- Photozine maker Jon Eland (aka Strawbleu) has been busy publishing again - his latest edition is a photozine dedicated to looking up! More:  http://strawbleu.co.uk/upwardly-immobile
- ‘Drink The Sunshine’ #14: 8 Gigs I Never Went To, is out now! To buy or trade a copy, email Tom at finish_last_zineATyahoo.co.uk.
'Hella Random' by E. Lin and 'Zine Arcade 4' are out now and can be bought from www.zinearcade.com
- ‘Heroes/Tributes’ is a 28 page zine published by the Loosely Bound zine collective containing contributions reflecting on the author’s personal inspirations.  More info: http://looselybound.org/2012/01/28/heroes-tributes/
- New Escapologist, a full-sized zine “for white-collar functionaries with escape on the brain”, is out now. Visit http://newescapologist.co.uk to buy individual issues, or the entire back catalogue at a discounted rate.

2. Upcoming Events
- USURP Zine Fair: Saturday 28th April at USURP Gallery in Harrow.  More information can be found at usurpzines.tumblr.com.
- Medway Zines Zine Reading + Workshop: Saturday 12th May at CoFORWARD.  There is only limited space in the venue, so book early to avoid disappointment!  More info at
http://medwayzines.tumblr.com/.
- Victoria Baths Fanzine Convention: Saturday 19th May at Victoria Baths, Manchester.  More info can be found here.
- 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 footprintATfootprinters.co.uk



3. Submission Calls
- Are there things that you feel you cannot say to your doctor, psychologist, psychiatrist, therapist, or counsellor?  Get it off your chest by submitting a short (500 word max) account to Mind Over Matter zine at mindovermatterzine.tumblr.com/submit.
- The Anarchist Blog zine library is looking for the zines, bulletins, books, essays or any other printed form. If you're interested in sending donations to their library, email theanarchistblogATgmail.com

4. Distro News

5. AOB
- Did you hear about the ridiculous rise in postage prices in the UK?! *sob* http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-17521722
- Salford Zine Library needs a new home!  Check out this awesome video about zines and the proposed plans for the zine library:


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