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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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Tag Archives: zines
Silent Barn: Let’s Talk about Zines
Although we’ve already announced that Silent Barn has a zine collection, I just heard today that its librarians would love to have more folks to help get the collection organiz-ized, and thought I’d send a shout-out to all the library … Continue reading
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The CUNY Chapfest kicked off yesterday, but today if you come out to the Graduate Center you can attend the DIY panel on zines–at 3pm: Zines: Creative Non-Fiction on the D.I.Y. Zines have many definitions, but as handmade and self-published … Continue reading
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Check it out: Kristopher Jansma just published this piece about the Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection over at The Outlet, titled Literary Artifacts: Say You Want a Revolution? Zines at the Brooklyn College Library.
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See you at the Brooklyn Zine Fest!
We’re excited to be tabling at the Brooklyn Zine Fest tomorrow–we’ll debut a new BCL zine, and hope to do some trades for the collection! p.s. We really love the Meet Your Zinemaker series that the BZF … Continue reading
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The Start of a List of Zines about Immigration and Nationality
A while back I asked readers of this blog and a group of zine librarians for suggestions of zines that talk about immigration, nationality and transition. I got a lot of great recommendations (thank you Jenna and Kate and Sara … Continue reading
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Zine Fest in Brooklyn Sept 24-25!
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
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Collection Spotlight #1: Womanimalistic #1
We recently received Womanimalistic #1, sent by zinester Caroline Paquita (carolinepaquita.com). Womanimalistic is printed on a risograph duplicator, and the resulting blue hand-written content is homey and refreshing. The richly patterned, adorably illustrated contents are full of animal-lady characters. The … Continue reading
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