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Pioneer Valley Zine Fest 2014
Where: Flywheel Arts Collective, 43 Main Street Easthampton, MA 01027
When: Saturday May 3, 10AM-4PM

Attendance is free and tables are available

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Cat-Calling zine by Talk Magazine team in the works!

It's time for round 2 of our best zine-related cataloging entries!

Pete's mini zine fest is coming up - and it's ALL OVER THE INTERTRONS.

Got a story to share? Interested in women's sexual health? Submit something to issue 2 of The Orgasm Zine!

Do you dig art, food, and live music? Check out the Scraps Magazine Release Party in Queens! (easily acessible, right next to the 7 train) The Facebook event is here. It's going to be a great time!

Happy Sunday, zinesters! If you participated in Booklyn's 24-Hour Zine Challenge, I hope that you are feeling productive and accomplished right now.

Today's featured zine is That Girl #13. Kelli gives a detailed account of her difficult pregnancy, which she endured while completing a master's thesis. Talk about stressful! She was in the hospital for 65 days and her newborn son was in intensive care for 70 days. The author is not afraid to delve into some of the scarier parts of having a baby that don't always get mentioned in traditional pregnancy literature. It's a great story and I reccommend it to anyone.

Photo from Portland Button Works. You can buy a copy of the zine there! Also avaliable on Etsy.

You know the feeling of emptiness that you get immediately after finishing a good read? I heard someone refer to that as a "book hangover" once and thought that was a pretty great name for the feeling.

Today's zine is one of those personal zines that will give you a "book hangover" at the end. (Take note that this highly recommended zine comes with a trigger warning). Malcriada is a well-written and very personal story of surviving childhood sexual abuse. The author also writes about her difficulty she experiences with her Latina identity while living in a culture that demands assimilation.

Even though it's the weekend, we're still profiling zines in preparation for our Make-A-Zine Event this Wednesday! Here's number 4, "What I Saw from Where I Stood."

Trans* and queer voices of faith are something that everyone could use a little more of! So for our second featured zine this week, I'd like to spotlight Timtum : א יידישע טראנס־זינ : a trans Jew zine. Since I'm not totally sure about preferred pronouns and the author expresses a dislike for them, I'm going to refer to the author as "they."

 

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