Zines

One of the best things about zines is how we’re not in competition with each other. Making & doing & putting our work into the world only makes the zine & DIY scene stronger and creates more room for other people to do their own thing. So – go follow & support these other ace zinesters, and go start something of your own! Make a zine, start a distro or a library, put on a fair!

Would you like your zine-related-thing listed here? Contact us and we’ll happily add you.

 

Other UK Distros:

Princesa Pirata (Bristol) – website / facebook
Vampire Sushi Distro (Kent) – website / tumblrtwitter / instagram / facebook
Synchronise Witches (Manchester) – website / tumblr / twitter / instagram /  facebook
One Beat Zineswebsite / shop / twitter
Sister Ectoplasma (London) – website / facebook

♡ You can also find lots of individuals selling zines on Etsy in the zine category.

 

International Distros:

Brown Recluse Zine Distro (USA) – website / tumblr / instagramfacebook
Fight Boredom (Canada) – website / facebook
Femme Crimes (Canada) – shop / facebook
Mend My Dress Press (USA) – website / tumblr / instagram / facebook
Portland Button Works And Zine Distro (USA) – website / tumblr / twitter / instagram / facebook

Places:

Salford Zine Library (Manchester) – website / twitter / instagram / facebook
Manchester LGBT Zine Librarywebsitetwittertumblr / facebook
Zineopolis (Portsmouth) – website
British Library (London) – website
The Stuart Hall Library (London) – website
The Forgotten Zine Archive (Dublin) – twitter / facebook
London College of Communication Librarywebsite / facebook
Burnley Zine Librarytumblr
Glasgow Women’s Librarywebsite / twitter
Glasgow School of Art Library zine collectiontumblr

Housmans (London) sells zines in their physical store – website

 

Printing:

♡ Footprint Co-Op (Leeds) – website

UK Zine Fests:

North-West Zine Festwebsite / twitter / instagram / facebook
Sheffield Zine Festwebsite / twitter / instagramfacebook
Glasgow Zine Festwebsitetwitter / instagram / facebook
Bristol Comic and Zine Fairwebsite / tumblr twitter / facebook
Dublin Zine Fairwebsitetwitter
DIY Cultures (London) – tumblr /  twitter / facebook
Queer Zine Fest (London) – tumblr / twitter / facebook
Alternative Press (London) – websitetwitter / facebook
Leeds Zine Fairwebsite
SW Zines (events in SW London/Surrey) – website / twitter

 

UK Groups:

Peckham Zine Clubtwitter / facebook group
♡ University of Sussex Zine Societytwitter / facebook
Norwich University of the Arts Zine Societywebsite / facebook
Goldsmiths Zine Societyfacebook group
Liverpool Zine Co-Optwitter / tumblr

 

Other Zine Resources:

Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine Podcastwebsite
PoC Zine Project (USA) – tumblr / twitter / instagram / facebook
Queer Zine Archive Projectwebsite / twitter
Stolen Sharpie Revolutionwebsite
ZineWikiwebsite
Ace Zine Archivewebsite / tumblr
We Make Zines social network for zinesters – website
Fanzines news about zine culture from around the world – tumblrtwitter / facebook
Zine Nation zine reviews and interviews – website / twitter
UK Zine Librarianstwitter
Call For Zine Submissions tumblr re-blogging zine-related call for submissions – tumblr
Fuck Yeah Zinestumblr
We Love Zinestumblr
Grrrl Zinestumblr
Nice Zinestumblr
Zine Scene – tumblr
Zine Traders director of zinesters who are up for trades – website
Zines A Go Gofacebook group
UK Zine Scenefacebook group
Feminist Zines Europefacebook group

Online Archives:

Classic UK Comics Zineswebsite
Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Librarywebsite

Articles:

50 zines by queer people of colourCut & Paste (Bitch Magazine’s regular article on zines) ♥ How To Make A Zine a guide by Rookie ♥ How I Make My Zines by Emma ♥ How To Run A Zine Event also by Emma

 

Videos:

Riot Grrrl Activism through Art and Zines (5:24) by Alien She at YBCA ♥ Self-Publishers of the World Take Over (34:11) by Salford Zine Library ♥ How To Make A Zine (3:49) by Nicki Sabalu ♥ Making Zines on a Budget (9:55) by Marie Annetoinette

 

Books:

Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism by Alison Piepmeier
Stolen Sharpie Revolution: A DIY Zine Resource by Alex Wrekk
Girls Make Media by Mary Celeste Kearney