Category: CZF 2016 (page 1 of 3)

GlitterGuts photos from CZF2016

Check out the fantastic photos of CZF 2016 from our friends at GlitterGuts—so grateful to have photographic evidence of how fabulous our exhibitors and attendees are!

GlitterGuts photos from CZF 2016

Photos & montage by GlitterGuts

Thank you! Post fest survey!

The CZF organizers would like to say THANK YOU all of the coordinators, volunteers, exhibitors, attendees, panel members, readers, sponsors, & donors for helping make CZF 2016 the best yet. We’d especially like to thank all of you who responded to our GoFundMe fundraiser; any additional funds we raise at this point will make CZF 2017 possible. We’re so grateful for your support!!

Now that CZF is over, we’d love to hear your opinion about the zine fest. You can give us your thoughts on our anonymous post-fest survey, or you can email us at Your feedback will help us make next year’s zine fest even better!

CZF 2016 is nigh!

You can find all the information about this year’s Chicago Zine Fest (April 29-30th) on our CZF 2016 page, including times, places, and a who’s who of fabulous exhibitors.

Sign up on our Facebook event pages (Friday’s panel/reading and Saturday’s exhibition) and bring a friend—all events are free and fun for all ages!

Questions? Get in touch! We can’t wait to see you there!!

CZF after party at Cafe Mustache

After party, you ask?? HECK YEAH we’re having an after party! It’ll be at Cafe Mustache (2313 N Milwaukee Ave) from 8:30 pm ’til midnight. DJ Cat Claw will spin records! Alex Nall will lead everyone in Drink n’ Draw! $2 drink specials! RSVP on the Facebook event and then come hang out with your zinester pals after an awesome day at CZF 2016!!

Huge thanks to our pals at Cafe Mustache for hosting what will be a great evening!

Poster with text: Chicago Zine Fest After Party!!! This Saturday April 30th, 8:30pm-12am, come hang with your zinester pals, $2 drink special, Drink 'n' Draw led by Alex Nall, DJ Catclaw spinning records, at Cafe Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee

Sweet poster by Bred Rohloff of Bred Press

Support CZF 2016!

We’re asking for your support! We need to raise $2,000 in order to make CZF 2016 happen—we’re grateful for any amount you can contribute.

Find more details about our financial expenses and donate now at our GoFundMe page.

GoFundMe logo

Help out at CZF Volunteer Day

CZF Volunteer Day is coming right up! As the Chicago Zine Fest approaches, we need your help. Have a spare hour or two? Drop in at CHIPRC (858 N Ashland Ave) on Sunday April 17th any time between noon-3pm to have a great time and help us make CZF a success!

We need volunteers to help us make buttons, prepare clip art & blank booklets for our activity table, and collate zines (all easy stuff, we promise!). Or stop by and pick up some promotional flyers and posters that need to be distributed around the city. Invite a friend via our Facebook event and make it even more fun!

ALSO! We’re looking for a few new faces to organize the next Chicago Zine Fest, so here’s your chance to learn how to become more involved with CZF 2017! Ever thought about organizing the zine fest? Not sure what organizing is all about? Come hang with us & find out!

Want to volunteer over zine fest weekend? Get in touch—we’d be glad for your help!


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