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This site is home to news and information related to the Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection. Our collection began in 2011 and consists of print zines. Our primary focus is upon zines created within or about the borough of Brooklyn, although we also collect other work.
For more information, see About the Collection.
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Author Archives: Alycia Sellie
A big THANK YOU to Jocelyn Wills’ American Dreams and Realities class for being a really wonderful group who came and visited the BCL Zine Collection this past week. It was really an honor to have you all come in and … Continue reading
Dear zine creators/readers/lovers: Do you know of any zines which explore, document or narrate the immigrant experience? Can you recommend zines that look at national identity, nationhood, diasporas, mobility, citizenship or belonging? We are seeking more zines that explore these … Continue reading
I am super excited to report that due to the diligent work of the Brooklyn College Library Technical Services faculty and staff, we have more than 20 zines already cataloged! For some*of you who have donated, now you can show … Continue reading
In collaboration with the Brooklyn College Center for Teaching, I’ll be leading a workshop about using zines in the classroom. All are welcome to attend! Get in touch if you would like more information about the event. A zine (rhymes … Continue reading
There’s another upcoming NYC zine fest! The Brooklyn Zine Fest will take place on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at Public Assembly. I want to give a huge shout-out to all the folks organizing zine fests in the metropolitan area. Having … Continue reading
The collection is growing in leaps and bounds. We’re working on getting the 400+ issues that have been donated cataloged, ordering shelves for the browsing collection, and just yesterday I went and retrieved the amazing donation that you see pictured … Continue reading
There will be a Feminist Zinefest in NYC on February 25, 2012! Feminist zinesters are invited to table by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org More info to come over at the Feminist Zinefest NYC page.
On Friday, I donated any extra copies and any zines we could spare to the Occupy Wall Street Library. The OWS Library loves zines, books (particularly about people’s history) and volunteers to help sort, catalog and organize the library. A … Continue reading