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Podcast: Tattoo My Heart

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Welcome to Read and Distribute: “Tattoo My Heart” Edition!

Announcing the Broken Pencil Zine Awards Short List!

We’re so pumped to announce the finalists for the first ever Broken Pencil Zine Awards! We received over 175 entries from all over the world, and we were totally blown away by the talent, the passion, and the variety in each category. Every zine brought something unique to the table, and it was incredibly difficult […]

Book Review: Broken Balloons

Broken Balloons Gail Prussky, 104 pgs, Exile Editions, exileeditions.com, $19.95 If you’re in search of nightmarish illustrations, delightfully strange poems and spooky stories, you will find them in Gail Prussky’s beautifully executed volume. Broken Balloons starts with an interview with the author by filmmaker David Cronenberg. That even Cronenberg, the master of body horror, appears […]

Zine Review: Soup du Jour: A Recipe Zine of Soup

  Soup du Jour: A Recipe Zine of Soup Zine, Bbtorchia, Dartgarley, IG @dart.garley, banana_phone17@hotmail.com, published by Rotten Variety It’s too bad this review won’t hit the press this winter — is there anything better for the cold months than soup? I assume that’s the sentiment held by the duo behind this short cookzine, Bbtorchia […]

Comic Review: Cockatrice

  Cockratrice Comic, James Lee, 16 pgs, james.henry.lee@hotmail.com An unusual piece of surrealist slop, James Lee’s Cockratice is a curious journey into the realm of WTF. Like Jurassic Park crossed with a KLF video (but totally like neither), this comic confounds in meaning or purpose. That’s OK. In lieu, the reader gets a chance to […]

Deathmatch Deadline Extended to December 31st!

Your cries have been heard. Broken Pencil has extended the submission deadline for Indie Writers Deathmatch to the last day of December. Time to write down all the vitriol and hurt from 2016 into short-story form and send it up to the Deathmatch gods. This is a fiction contest set aside for the twisted. Deathmatch […]

Revolution On Rye – Online Exclusive Fiction

Book Review: National Treasure

TODAY ONLY: Enter Two Stories for the Price of One

Canzine West and Canzine Central Happening Now!!

Canzine is Today at the Art Gallery of Ontario

“The Round About Nothing”


Fun With Crowdfunding: Bi Furious Zine

Book Review: There Are No Solid Gold Dancers Anymore

Calls for Submissions

Canzine Vendors: Vancouver

Fun with Crowdfunding: Patchy Squirrel Lit-Serv

Fun with Crowdfunding: Chaudiere Books

Zine Month Zine-a-Day: Le fond de l’air est rouge

Indie Events July 21-27

Calls For Submissions

Call For Submissions: Money & Glamour Edition

Broken Pencil Zine Workshop in Parkdale!

Zine Month Zine-a-Day: Pilot Lover

Calls for Submissions!

Fun With Crowdfunding: Found Festival

Fun With Crowdfunding: Furqan’s First Flat Top

Calls for Submissions: Insatiable Sisters & more!

Indie Events: June 2 – 8

Calls for Submissions!

Fun With Crowdfunding: Jordaan Mason

1-2 Punch at Canzine West

Today’s Zine Review: Old Man Zine

Found On The Internet

Calls for Submissions and Etc

Presenting “scarcitY” – The Winner of The Low-Fi Sci-Fi Film Competition

Taddle Creek

Le Trouble

Raging into Obscurity

Big Boy

The Jester Zine

HouseCat Magazine


Edgewise Electrolit Centre Newsletter


Zines Are Dead

Hart Wins! And The Final Selections Are Posted.

The Liberator Remains Captive to the Deathmatch after Rebl Wins Round II!

Ferris Wins, and a New Deathmatch Round Begins!

As I Sat on my Dead Grandmother’s Knee

How To Quit Your Day Job and Still Survive

The Photography of Matt White

Night Terror

Field Guide to Kleptoparasitism

Suddenly Something Happened

Escaping Sonja Ahlers

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