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Zine Club Chicago ONLINE: People Have the Power Edition, Tues, July 28th, 7pm

For folks who want to help transform our world into a better place for everyone, zines are a dynamic tool for sharing information, resources, and inspiration. This month at Zine Club Chicago Online: People Have the Power Edition, we’ll be discussing self-published works focused on the many ways we can all support radical change in the name of justice, equality, and peace. July is International Zine Month, and we can't think of a better way to celebrate it than by focusing on this important topic. The suggested activity for #IZM2020 July 28th is about using social media to get the word out about your favorite zines, so grab your favorite titles, BYOS(nacks), and join us on Zoom for a great conversation!

** Zoom info ** We want to make sure that our online Zine Club events are a safe space, so we won’t be releasing the Zoom link and password publicly. If you’d like to attend, please email zineclubchicago@gmail.com to RSVP by 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 28. We’ll email you the Zoom link and password one hour before the event begins.

Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts alike are always welcome at Zine Club Chicago, the city’s only book club-style event for people who read zines. This free monthly series is produced by Chicago Zine Fest/Midwest Perzine Fest organizer Cynthia Hanifin and hosted by Quimby’s Bookstore. Anna Jo Beck designs our monthly flyers and created our logo.

More info:

Instagram: @zineclubchicago
Use #IZM2020 when writing online about International Zine Month.

Download the #IZM2020 bookmark here.

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Ian F. Svenonius Talks The Psychic Soviet: New Expanded Edition, ONLINE Event, Thurs, July 23rd

THE PSYCHIC SOVIET essays by IAN F. SVENONIUS A reissue of Ian F. Svenonius’s cult-classic debut essay collection, including brand-new writing in this expanded edition. ABOUT THE PSYCHIC SOVIET A new, expanded collection of essays and articles from one of the mainstays of the Washington, DC, underground rock and roll scene, The Psychic Soviet is Ian F. Svenonius’s groundbreaking first book of writings. The selections are written in a lettered yet engaging style, filled with parody …

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New Stuff This Week

  View this post on Instagram   Now that’s some shit. 2 new zines about poo. That’s what we call bathroom reading! ? ? ? ? #quimbys A post shared by Quimbys Bookstore (@quimbysbookstore) on Jun 27, 2020 at 1:30pm PDT Zines Behind the Zines #10 A Zine About Zines by Bully McCall and friends $3 Mini Drag Marathon Drag 201 by Anna Jo Beck $2 I've Worn All the Shirts In the Drawer: 64 Days of T-Shirts …

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