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All events during CZF weekend are always FREE, wheelchair accessible, and open to the public! CZF 2018 will take place over two days: Friday May 18th for a panel discussion & exhibitor reading, and Saturday May 19th for our main exhibition.

Friday May 18th 2018: panel discussion & exhibitor reading

Details to come!

Saturday May 19th 2018: zine exhibition from 11 am-6 pm at Plumbers Union Hall (1340 W Washington Blvd).

Details to come!

More information about Chicago Zine Fest 2018…

A list of exhibitors and invited guests who were scheduled to table at CZF 2018 will be coming!

Our CZF 2018 artwork was created by Chicago artist Yewon Kwon! Yewon is a printmaker, sculptor, comics artist, and self-publisher currently residing in Chicago. Yewon is a member of the comix collective xeroxcandybar, and they also curate, edit, and publish the collective publication series PALLOR PINK. You can see more of Yewon’s work here: and their instagram: @litlslaywon