We're happy to announce that we're OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS! Yes, it's been quite a while, but we're back, baby! WANTED: art and words. This can be comics, illustrations, paintings, photography, poetry, visual poetry, flash fiction, you name it. DEADLINE: June 30th. Just in time for International Zine Month in July! CONTACT: email@example.com Much love, Jessica… Continue reading Open for Submissions for a Queer Zine!
Ten Reasons Why I Love Zines, (for Day 2 of International Zine Month) 10. Information Literacy. Sometimes I feel like a one-trick pony about this, but seriously, the weirdness of zines as publications is a great way to help expose our tacit knowledge about what makes a package of information reliable. Just read my zine about it, sorry/not… Continue reading Ten Reasons Why I Love Zines
Uncannily enough, ESC 1 was very first issue of ESC zine. It was printed in July 2011, but we had been working on it since February 2011, when we founded the zine. Download a PDF copy here for free or you can buy a print copy while stocks last on our online shop. New writing… Continue reading ESC 1
The third issue of ESC zine. The zine and its design became very slicked-up compared to the first issue, and more of us (instead of just one) got the hang of InDesign. Pro tip about making a zine and publishing in general: sharing work among everyone is a very good idea if there’s only four… Continue reading ESC 3
Hooray! One of our tip top favourite events of the year is back this August! The first Dublin Zine Fair ever ever ever was held in 2011 in the Ranelagh Arts Centre, and it was also our first event with ESC.You can see why this event is so dear to our hearts. We had no… Continue reading The Dublin Zine Fair 2014
The fair was founded in 2011 to support, celebrate and promote independent DIY publishing, hope to see you there!! Expect loads of zines, some readings, live music and lovely creative people! What: An annual event founded in 2011 to support and promote independent publishing, zines and artist books. When: 17th-18th August 2013 Where: The Exchange,… Continue reading Dublin Zine Fair 2013
Our first mini zine fair - The Zine Library – was a huge success with over 300 visitors in the space of two days. Celebrating the handheld and the DIY this event brought together makers from all over as they flocked to share their querky and innovative fanzines and small independent publications. Over the weekend… Continue reading Strange Cargo’s Zine Library!