Lili Wu Finckel and Pooja Desai lead Femme Mâché, a docu-zine collective & programming series by and for POC women & femme artists. They founded and curate the Chinatown Soup zine shop, where they hold regular workshops and programs.
Kate Angell is an academic librarian and co-founder of the first NYC Feminist Zinefest with Elvis. In her free time she enjoys drinking coffee, eating pizza while walking, and adventuring around the Hudson Valley.
Suze Myers is a graphic designer and zinemaker. She went to Barnard, where she led the Barnard Zine Club and worked in the library. When she’s not makin’ zines, she moonlights as a short film producer, magazine art director, and amateur printmaker. This is her second year as an FZF organizer! Suze is currently in search of the world’s tiniest zine and New York City’s best ice cream cone, both of which she hopes to find in the same place.
Jenna Freedman is the zine librarian at Barnard College and has been making the zine Lower East Side Librarian since 2001. Her zine recently underwent a name change to Before I Forget, and she usually needs a haircut.
Elvis Bakaitis started the first NYC Feminist Zinefest with Kate in 2012. Elvis created the long-running zine Homos in Herstory, about queer history in the USA, and have hosted oodles of zine workshops at high schools, colleges, and senior centers. They are a Coordinator at the Lesbian Herstory Archives, and board member of CLAGS: The Center for LGTBQ Studies.
This intrepid falcon is the Official Mascot of the zinefest.