Category Archives: International Zine Month

IZM day 23 – distros

The final full week of International Zine Month (IZM) is kicking in! And today brings us another opportunity to place an order at a zine distro! IZM encourages us to: “order zines from a different zine distro.” I couldn’t resist … Continue reading

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IZM day 21 + 22 – zine libraries

Apart from zine shops and distros, zine libraries and archives also stock zines, and you can even read zines for free there! To celebrate all of their wonderful work and collections, July 21st is called Zine Library Day. That’s why … Continue reading

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IZM day 19 + 20 – Send your zine to a distro + Zine shop day

Yesterday I missed a day but it’s still International Zine Month so what was and is on the programme for the 19th and 20th? July 19 – Send your zine to a distro for consideration in the distro July 20 – … Continue reading

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IZM day 18 – trade zines

It’s July 18: Zine trade Day! “Ask someone to trade zines” Trading (swapping) is one of the best things about zines. It’s all about showing an interest in and supporting other people’s zines, sharing your zines, and a non-profit DIY … Continue reading

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IZM day 17 – make a flyer

It’s July 17th and today’s zine-related activity is: “Make a flyer for your zine to trade with others or to send out with zine orders and trades.” I’m cheating a bit today. Because I still have my old flyers that … Continue reading

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International Zine Month 2018: we’re half-way now

So you may or may not know it yet but since a few years, July is International Zine Month as proclaimed by zinester Alex Wrekk (who writes Brainscan, wrote the book Stolen Sharpie Revolution, was in a zine-themed band, and organises … Continue reading

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IZM day 16 – reasons why I like zines

Hi there! It’s July 16th, a sleepy and very hot Monday, but it’s also International Zine Month (IZM)! Yay! So today we are going to: “make a list of reasons you love zines and share it with others”. Because yes, of course … Continue reading

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