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Interview: Bombay Underground and Zine Cultures in India

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Zine culture is unique in every city, with new zine fairs emerging so quickly, and in so many cities and towns that it’s hard to keep up. They’ve also emerged with different themes, whether they be identity specific zine fairs like the Toronto Queer Zine Fair, Bay Area Queer Zine Fair, feminist zine fairs in Hamilton, Philly, […]

Members Exclusive — Folio: Work in progress from the Yukon

The Broken Pencil Folio features in-progress or new work by artists working in media other than pen and ink. If you are interested in curating this section or have new work you wish to share, email editor@brokenpencil.com: we’d love to hear from you! curated by Emily Chunovsky Emily Chudnovsky (right) is a transient interdisciplinary artist, working within […]

LitBang!: Broken Pencil Magazine Zine Party!

The Feathertale Review and friends presents… LitBang! Small Press Pop Up Shop  982 Queen St W. at Ossington Av LitBang! is an annual pop up shop in downtown Toronto that features amazing deals on your favourite small-press literary magazines, including The Feathertale Review, Taddle Creek, Broken Pencil, CAROUSEL and Poetry is Dead. Visit Tuesday through Sunday […]

The Hustle: how indie creators are making it work right now

By Suzanne Alyssa Andrew I always wanted to be an author when I grew up. As a teen I moved 4,000 kilometres away from my hometown on Vancouver Island with two suitcases and a box. I worked like crazy to pay my way through two university degrees, then competed like a champ for writing work […]

Deathmatch 2017 is done! And the winner is… P.D. Walter!

WE HAVE A WINNER! After a long month of head to head commotion, playing it nice and thoughtful in the comments, weathering near-constant technical difficulties (yeah, we’re sorry about that… but hey, it added some spice, right?) and establishing clear leads in each round, P.D. Walter and his story “Sick to Death of Stories” have emerged […]

Intentionalize: An interview with Devin N Morris of Brown Paper Zine Fair

Devin N Morris on steps at MoCADA, photo by Elliot Jerome Brown Jr. With an unmistakeable resurgence of zine fairs across the world, it can feel like there are dozens of zine fairs every week. But although zine fairs happen in so many different geographic contexts, we’re also seeing the emergence and re-emergence of zine […]

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