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Lost & Found: Holland

It’s not long since we were posting about the first two issues of Lost & Found, which related Tom and Laura’s adventures as they roamed through Croatia and Chicago respectively. … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Les Carnets de Rastapopoulos

Growing up, Robert Gauvinov had a fairly impressive roster of penpals. As a teenager longing for mail, he sent his address to a Communist youth magazine, hopeful that at least … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gaudy Verse

Last week we released our new zine, Gaudy Verse. This is a collection of poems I’ve been working on over the past few years, about very important matters like the … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gag Me With A. . . Issue #7

You always know when a new Gag Me With A. . . has landed. You only have to look at the envelope. Making zines is second nature to Deirdree Prudence, … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

This Is Not A Serious Music Publication

Do you find the effort to keep up with music exhausting? Not in a sighing parent, elaborately weary kind of way — just the slow realisation that even if you … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a comment


I haven’t reviewed all that many poetry zines on here — it can be difficult to parcel together a neat little write-up when the content is so varied. Poetry anthologies … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Abandoned Property of Ulster

You might already be familiar with The Vacuum, a free arts publication printed in Belfast. Each issue tackles a different topic in depth — whether it’s Waste, Media, Wisdom or … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment