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March – Month of Zinefest Madness!

This month of March – – it’s Zinefest Madness!

  1. Check out this amazing-sounding zinefest coming up on Thursday, March 16th: ZINISTER – “a zine fair for/by people of color and lgbtq+ folks. The fair is part of BAAD! Ass Women 2017 festival, and it is a call for our local artists and cultural workers to disrupt the system through creative resistance.The event will take place on March 16, 2017 from 5:30pm-9pm at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance. It will include a zine fair, a zine-making station, readings, and more.”    (https://www.facebook.com/events/1902708096629763/)

2. NYC Feminist Zinefest!!!! Yayyy thank you to everyone for coming & making it into a jumbo creative explosion 🙂  Photos and more of a recap soon…

3. Paper Jazz took place, another NYC-based ‘fest, as well as a smaller one at Quimby’s Bookstore in Williamsburg, NYC.

Safe to say, zines are coming in strong for 2017, with a multi-zinefest revival just in the humble month of March alone! What zine-y antics does this unpredictable year hold?

Thank you again for being amazing zinesters, & supporting DIY culture!

 

Mark yr Calendars!!!!!

Wow – time crept up upon us – in the husky glow of winter darkness, a great time for secret zine-making times by candlelight…

In only a FEW WEEKS – – – NYC Feminist Zinefest 2017!!!!!!

Sunday. March 5th. 12pm-6pm. It’s gonna. be. amazing.

Please share this awesome poster (below) by the incredible Sy Abudu – – – & help spread the word about NYC’s radical, DIY spirit of self-publishing & celebration of all things weird & zine-y.

Facebook event: (pls share widely!!!) https://www.facebook.com/events/643944669137923/

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FZF 2017 — Save the date!

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…..it’s happening!!!!

Save the date on yr calendar, and keep yr eyes here for more info 🙂

For folks who want to table at the event, i.e. sell/trade your zines – info about how to apply for a table will be posted in the coming weeks

What: NYC Feminist Zinefest 2017 (Our 5th year!!! Woohoo!)

When: Sunday, March 5th / 12pm-6pm

Where: Barnard College / 3009 Broadway / New York City

Thank you for all yr support, and be in touch with any questions!

– FZF 2017 Organizers: Jenna, Cassandra, & Elvis

FZF Zine Reading, at Bluestockings Bookstore!

Huzzah! The night before the zinefest, get yourself pumped up on zine magic by swinging by Bluestockings Bookstore!

We’ll have a great lineup of FZF tablers reading from their own work…people come from far & wide for the zinefest, so it will be exciting! 🙂

Where: Bluestockings Bookstore – 172 Allen Street, New York, NY (Manhattan’s Lower East Side)

When: Saturday, February 27th!
Time: 7pm

Feel free to help invite folks & spread the word!

See you there ! 🙂

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Zinefest Weekend Events!

If you’re into academic conferences, be sure to check out these other two feminist-themed events being held at Barnard and nearby Columbia University on the weekend of the zinefest –

  1. BCRW (Barnard Center for Research on Women) is hosting their “Scholar and Feminist Conference” on February 27th.

Such people as: Reina Gossett, Cara Page, Krystal Portalatin, Joo-Hyun Kang & more, will be speaking there!

More info at their website: http://bcrw.barnard.edu/event/sf41/new-sustainabilities-image

2) Over at Columbia, the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality is hosting conference called “Practicing Utopias: Feminism and Activism in Institutional Contexts.” 

This one is on February 26th – if that’s your jam, you can check it out more here: http://irwgs.columbia.edu/events/2016-02/practicing-utopias-feminism-and-activism-institutional-contexts

Excitement brews for FZF 2016!

We were thrilled to have almost 100 applications for this year’s zinefest!

Thank you for applying, and we’re super looking forward to February 28th – a cozy winter day, when the air is filled with the excitement of fresh zines and new folks.

 

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Also, photos from last year are now up! https://feministzinefestnyc.wordpress.com/photos/