zines

Today I cataloged two excellent minicomics about mothers and daughters. 

Bernie, the Wackiest Jewlipino on Earth! by Cheryl Gladstone Zines G433b 2006

and Laid #1 by Ruby Lou Brown Zines B7696d

Wow, there's a lot of zine events coming up, including one in New York City September 24-25!

Cindy Crabb has been writing the influential, internationally distributed, autobiographical-feminist zine Doris since the early 90’s. Join us in celebrating her new book “The Encyclopedia of Doris,” which brings together the last 10 years of Doris zines with a ton of new writing at Bluestockings Bookstore, Sunday, September 25 at 7:00.

Teaching Info. Literacy with Zines is a zine Kelly McElroy made for a Zine Library Day staff development session at the University of Iowa. 

Freshly cataloged:

JAP ¿Jewish Anarchist Punk? by Rachel Rabble

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" 

Events begin at 7 and are free (with donations solicited)
172 Allen St.
New York, NY
 

We celebrated the first ever International Zine Library Day, celebrated at Barnard with much gusto and by making a bunch of zines over a 6-hour period. And now, three weeks later, they're all cataloged.

Did you miss the Livestream of International Zine Library Day? Have no fear, we've got a recap for you!

If you're not on We Make Zines, then you really should be. And if you are, take a look at this Riot Grrrl Group.

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