Quimby’s is proud to co-sponsor Chicago Zine Fest is an independent event creating an outlet for small press and independent publishers to showcase their work. Their goal is to make DIY zine-making accessible, highlight the talents of self-published artists, and give independent artists a chance to interact, and swap skills through tabling, community events, and workshops. The 2013 Chicago Zine Fest will take place on March 8th and 9th at various places around the city.
Friday, March 8, 2013:
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Writing about Health, Disability, and Accessibility in Zines: A Panel with Kerri Radley, Maranda Elizabeth, and Dave Roche at the Conaway Center, Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Youth Reading at 826 CHI
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Exhibitor Reading at 826 CHI
9:00 pm: Quimby’s will be the site to unveil the recipient of this year’s Long Arm Stapler Award for Awesomeness in Zineness, as well as Zine Win Lose or Draw, hosted by our own Neil Brideau (editor of The Plan).
Saturday, March 9, 2013
11:00 am – 6:00 pm: Zine Exhibition featuring over 200 tablers, workshops, and panels at the Conaway Center, Columbia College. Quimby’s will be tabling there. Stop by and say hi!
For more info such as workshops and panels etc. on Saturday, see : chicagozinefest.org
“Zine, Lose, or Draw!” is CZF’s own take on beloved gameshow “Win, Lose, or Draw!” Teams will compete in this Pictionary-style game with a self-publishing theme. Be a part of the action by joining a team or cheer from the audience. Fun for everyone!
“Zine, Lose, or Draw!” will be hosted by Quimby’s very own Neil Brideau, co-organizr of Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) and creator of Oh Boy! Comics.
“Zine, Lose, or Draw!” is a part of Chicago Zine Fest 2013 taking place March 8-9 at various Chicago locations. CZF is an independent event creating an outlet for small press and independent publishers to showcase their work.
For more info: chicagozinefest.org
While planning for Chicago Zine Fest 2013 is already in full swing, CZF would love to get input from you! They’re holding an open meeting to gather opinions & ideas for the upcoming fest. (If you don’t live in Chicago but want to send suggestions, email them at email@example.com)
Saturday, November 17 at 2pm
Chicago Public Library: Logan Square Branch
3030 W. Fullerton Ave.
Click here for the Facebook event for this meeting.
Please note: this meeting is NOT at Quimby’s.
And also! Check out the official 2013 artwork for CZF at chicagozinefest.org by the talented Laura Berger.
Come get spooky at Hallow-Zine, a fundraiser to benefit the 2013 Chicago Zine Fest! This all-ages event will feature zine readings from local ghouls, some monstrous tunes, and tarot readings for a little extra cash. $5 suggested donation, October 25th, 8pm, at 2110 S Halsted (enter through the alley).
Featured readers include:
Brenton Harper-Murray (Dead of the Union: A Historical Zombie Novel)
Jim Joyce (Let It Sink)
Edie Fake (Gaylord Phoenix)
Dave Roche (About My Disappearance, On Subbing)
Gas Mask Horse (Start Your Own Haunted House)
Rosy Phinick (Bacterial Turned Viral),
scary songs performed by Dalice Malice (Curioddity)
Want more info? Check out the Facebook event page for more details.
Want more info about Chicago Zine Fest? See chicagozinefest.org