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So Long, Buffalo Small Press Book Fair

Category: Events-US, News

After 10 years of bringing together print creators and artists of all types, the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair is calling it quits, with the final fair taking place this weekend (April 8 and 9) at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in downtown Buffalo. Co-founder and organizer Chris Fritton said he and the staff felt […]

Event Recap: Chicago Zine Fest 2015!

  by Jason Luther As I walked into the Chicago Zine Fest on May 9, I was trembling. Granted, I was hungover and famished after a morning run on the shores of Lake Superior, but as I surveyed the 200-plus publishers dazzling patrons with tables upon tables of printed rainbows, the only feeling I could […]

Event Recap: RIPE 2015!

words and photos by Jonathan Rotsztain It’s spring and snowing in Rhode Island as zinesters and readers descend on the historic Providence Public Library for the 2nd annual Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo. I’m humbled to highlight some stand-out books from the show and grateful to get to know another rad zine library.   New […]

The Buffalo Small Press Book Fair Is Coming…

The Buffalo Small Press Book Fair 2015! Saturday April 18 & Sunday April 19 11am-5pm Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Porter Hall, 453 Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY Since 2006 the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair (BSPBF) has been bringing together zinesters, micropresses, poets, chapbook makers and indie artists of all sorts under one roof, with the goal […]

Event Recap: SPX – The Big Small Press Expo

I’m south of the Mason-Dixon line in Bethesda, Maryland at the Small Press Expo (SPX). Self-published cartoonists and mostly small presses offer their comic book bounty. A split between invited exhibitors and lottery-winners vie for customer and mutual attention. Growing from the mid-90’s, SPX has become a jewel in indie-comics broadening convention circuit. Executive Director […]

Recap: Chicago Zine Fest 2014

  Toronto Zine Library volunteer, co-creator of Static Zine (their 9th issue on Food is out now) Broken Pencil board member and all-round great human Jessica Lewis headed across the border to the Windy City last week for her second-ever visit to Chicago Zine Fest. She was kind enough to document her adventures for us in words […]

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