This summer Sara Marcus, author of Girls to the Front: the True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution taught a class for Barnard's Pre-College Program called "Documenting the Present: Crafting Memory." Her students made zines and donated them to the Barnard Library Zine Collection. These are their zines:
There are several queer, feminist and menstruation themed zine events at Bluestockings over the next two or three weeks:
Tuesday, 8/16 Jessica Max Stein presents "The Rainbow Connection: A 60th Birthday Celebration of Gay Muppeteer Richard Hunt"
Thursday, 8/25 Chella Quint presents "Zine Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon"
Sunday, 8/28 "The Written Bird," readings organized by by For the Birds collective
Thursday, 9/1 Reading: "I Read it in a Fanzine"
172 Allen St.
New York, NY
Tuesday, August 16, 8pm
La Plaza Cultural community garden
Avenue C & 9th St.
Poem from Hoosai (from Hoodlums and Crazy Saints) #1 by Ianna Owen.
Neat quotation about why zines matter and indirectly why zine preservation matters from I Am a Camera #7 by prolific zinester and author Vanessa Berry.
July 21st is International Zine Library Day.* Celebrate it by participating in the Barnard Zine Library 6-hour Zine Challenge!
Thursday, July 21, Barnard Library, 11am-5pm 1st floor of the library.