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Get Involved: CZF is looking for organizers!

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Chicago Zine Fest is looking for a couple of new organizers for the 2014 organizing season! Interested in becoming part of the crew and helping to pull off one of the biggest zine fests in the US? Email us at by May 14th for details!

Keeping Up With The CZFians

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CZF may have just happened, but there’s still so much going on in Chicago and elsewhere, and so many zine-related things to talk about! Curious about post-fest survey responses or other zine-related events? Head on over to our official CZF tumblr to keep up with the discussion! We will also be holding a post-fest Open Meeting for anyone in the community to come and share their thoughts about CZF 2013 with us while it’s still fresh, and talk about possibilities …

Get pumped about our fabulous readers and workshops!

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Chicago Zine Fest 2013 is only a few short weeks away, and we’re so excited to announce our Friday night readers and Saturday workshops!! Friday’s Exhibitor Reading will feature readings from: Aus Bahadur Cathy Hannah Chi-POC Dave Roche Emily Alden Foster Jenna Brager Kate Larson Kerri Radley Neely Bat Chestnut Osa Atoe Sarah Frank Reichard Suzy X Saturday’s exhibition will feature these workshops. For detailed descriptions and times, go here: POC Zine Project presents: Lessons from the first ‘Race Riot!’ …

Want to lead a workshop at the Chicago Zine Fest?

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Chicago Zine Fest is now accepting workshop proposals for this year’s fest! These workshops will take place on Saturday, March 9 during tabling hours at the Conaway Center. You can submit your proposal by clicking here and filling out the form. Proposals will be accepted until January 26th, 2013, and workshop leaders will be notified about whether their proposal was accepted at the end of January. We’re excited to hear your ideas for this year!!

CZF 2013 Programming Lineup!

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We’re really excited to announce the lineup of events for Chicago Zine Fest 2013! Friday, March 8, 2013: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Writing about Health, Disability, and Accessibility in Zines: A Panel with Kerri Radley, Maranda Elizabeth, and Dave Roche at the Conaway Center, Columbia College 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Youth Reading at 826 CHI 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Exhibitor Reading at 826 CHI 9:30 pm – 12:00 am: Zine, Lose, or Draw!:  A game show hosted …