About this Site
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
This week marks the arrival of many new students to the Brooklyn College campus, but also the departure of two amazing students whom I have grown to appreciate very much, and also depend upon: Robin Potter and Devon Nevola, our … Continue reading
“I Read it in a Fanzine” Thursday, September 1st @ 7PM – Bluestockings/172 Allen St. New York, NY 10002 – Free with Kate Angell, Elvis Bakaitis, Ocean Capewell, Rachel, Sari, & Kate Wadkins Titled after a Bikini Kill lyric, “I … Continue reading
Poking about on the internet, I ran across this article from the Brooklyn Rail and knew that I had to get in touch with Zohra Saed and Robert Booras, or UpSet Press. Two parts of the article really caught my … Continue reading
Fall Into Zines at Pete’s Candy Store! The 3rd installation of the Pete’s Mini Zine Fest series. September 24, zine reading – hear from the zines in the festival. 6:30-7:30pm. free. September 25, zine fest – peruse zines and comics … Continue reading
Today was a milestone in what I consider to be a vital part of librarianship: getting to know your community. We had our first walk-in zine donation here at the library. Yes, we have been getting envelopes stuffed with great … Continue reading
The Pegacorn Press, a “small, queer, feminist, total-art-freaker cornucopia of delight” is raising $$ for their press/copiers and supplies to make zines, comics and artists’ books. You can support Brooklyn print culture over at IndieGoGo. Caroline is seeking not only … Continue reading
Today the zine interns and I feasted on the amazing zine collection at the New York Public Library. NYPL librarian Karen Gisonny laid out a smorgasbord of print delicacies for us this morning at the 42nd Street Library: Karen showed … Continue reading
Today the whole Brooklyn College zine collection crew went to our first zine field trip to the Fales Library and Special Collections at NYU. Senior Archivist Lisa Darms showed us around the Riot Grrrl Collection, which is totally amazing, inspiring, … Continue reading
We’re proud to welcome Devon Nevola and Robin Potter to the Brooklyn College Library as our summer zine interns! Devon and Robin are both LIS students who will serve as instrumental agents of organization, order and documentation for our budding … Continue reading
Click the link above for the slide show that was presented at Brooklyn College’s 2011 Faculty Day about our new zine collection.