Zinester Profile: Sarah Rose

Presenting another great zinester, Sarah Rose!

Author of the perzine “Tazewell’s Favorite Eccentric,” Rose co-organized the recent Philly Zinefest, and is also starting up a brand new distro: Once Upon a Distro

Rose is a recent transplant to Philly from the wilds of rural southwestern Virginia. She’s been writing and reading zines for over half of her life, and credits them for her interest in feminism, queer studies, and the power of the small press to empower marginalized and underrepresented people.

Here’s another sample of her work:

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Zinester Profile: Amber Forrester

We’ll be using this site to profile some of the creative wonders who are tabling at the NYC Feminist Zinefest in February.

Check back for more info on your favorite artists, and more!

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Who is Amber Forrester ?

Amber Forrester is a queer feminist living in Montréal, Québec. She’s been making zines for nearly a decade – including perzine Culture Slut, compilation zine Fight Boredom and a new year-long project titled Pizza Date. The most recent issue of Culture Slut is about heartbreak, Patti Smith, quitting drinking, participating in research studies for cash and an obsession with knuckle tattoos.

About Fight Boredom Distro:
Fight Boredom Distro focuses on queer zines, feminist zines, perzines, travel journals, sex work tales, diary comics, cookzines and mental health zines full of secrets and adventures and righteous anger and total sassiness. Read ’em and then yell yr own story.
www.fight-boredom.com.