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Want to see what you missed or relive what you didn’t?

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We have a couple of things that you might find interesting. First off is the full transcript from this year’s panel, Writing about Health, Disability, and Accessibility in Zines: A Panel with Kerri Radley, Maranda Elizabeth, and Dave Roche, hosted by Jami Sailor. It isn’t pretty, but it is interesting. Also, enjoy the (bleep)s. Second, we have a Prezi from the wonderful Jenna Brager, who led a In The Gutter: A Super-Quick Intro To Writing/Drawing Comics this year. If you …

Thank you and a post-CZF survey

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All of us over here at CZF wanted to say thank you to all of the volunteers, exhibitors, attendees, panel members, readers, sponsors, donors, places to make copies, and anyone else that had anything at all to do with making CZF 2013 an amazing time. We will never be able to tell you how much it means to us! The only way for us to make sure CZF keeps getting better is to hear what you liked and didn’t like …

Posting anything CZF-related on social media?

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Well, we want to see it, too!!! Just add a #chicagozinefest tag to any of your posts or tweet or pictures* so that we can check them out and other CZF-loving folkd can, too. We want to know what you think and what you’re finding awesome/interesting. *Make sure you have someone’s permission before taking pictures. We sure you know that, but we wanted to mention it.

It’s almost here!

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We’re talking about this year’s Chicago Zine Fest, of course! There will be a ton to see and do this Friday, March 8th and Saturday March 9th and we can’t wait to see you there! Here’s a rough outline of what will be happening: Friday, March 8th 1:00pm – 3:00 pm Writing about Health, Disability, and Accessibility in Zines: A Panel with Kerri Radley, Maranda Elizabeth, and Dave Roche, hosted by Jami Sailor Columbia College, 1104 S. Wabash, Chicago (fully …

Still haven’t figured out how to get here or where to stay?

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Well, I guess you’d better check out the housing/rideshare post. Just add a comment and see if anyone can help you out…or maybe help someone else out. (Posts must be approved, so there can be up to a 24-hour lag time for comments to be posted.)

Have a question?

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Well, if it’s about this year’s zine fest, odds are the answer can be found on our updated info page. We have the skinny on parking, driving, and basically any transportation option to each of this year’s events. We didn’t include anything about private jets, but we figured if you were that rich, you probably have someone to figure this sort of thing out for you.

Let’s make some signs!

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It’s a CZF tradition to meet up a few weeks before the zine fest to make some informational / directional posters to hang at the fest. Want to help us make some signs? There’s no artistic requirements! We’ll supply the materials — all you have to do is show up! Join us on Sunday, February 24th from 2-4pm at Read/Write Library (914 N. California). Facebook event here!

Queer up your Valentine’s Day with CZF

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We know some of you don’t need it, but here’s your chance to queer up your Valentine’s Day AND help out CZF. We’re having a great reading, featuring: Mar Curran Jail Flanagan Jamie Royce Jacob Sabolo Clare Stuber Talie Zrihen Ellie Navidson Plus, you can bring your own little piece to win the hearts of the crowd! We’ll give you 3 minutes to spill your guts – read a poem, sing a quick song, stage an impromptu 3-minute play. (We …

Have something you want to work on?

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Well, do we have the deal for you! Here’s some info from one of our wonderful sponsors, Spudnik Press Cooperative! Spudnik Press is pleased to be a sponsor of this year’s Zine Fest. The goals of our new studio space, The Annex, align perfectly with Zine Fest’s mission to create an outlet for small press and independent publishers to showcase their work, swap skills, sell books, and build a wholesome community. The Annex has been accruing tools and resources to …

Thank you thank you thank you!

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To everyone who donated to our Indiegogo campaign, we just wanted to say thanks once again. So our eternal gratitude goes out to… Ramsey Beyer Jamie Welsh Brian Steinberg Jolie Noggle Chloe Kenning Cindy Waldeck Jon Mastantuono LB Linda Wienke Kathleen Wienke Jim Joyce Sarah G. Wenzel Marlee Cook-Parrott Lisa Quintero Genevieve Radosti Tim Pigott Synthia Nicole Jeffrey Zwirek Maranda Elizabeth Billy White Marisa Overton Lily Pepper Robert Hendricks Noreen Cook Portland Button Works Angela Kott Melody Twigg Michael O’Brien …