Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Mingle Part 2: Chicago in Seattle

While on the west coast, zinester Johnny Misfit and writer Jill Summers will also read in Seattle Wednesday Oct 3 at Left Bank Books 92 Pike Street. Joining them will be Seattle's Neely Bat Chestnut (half of the grrl run press Mend My Dress). If you're in the area stop on out at 7:30 and say hi!

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Zinesters mingle: Chicagoans visit PDX Sept 27

 Join local and Chicago zinesters for a night of reading Thursday Sept 27. Traveling from Chicago, Johnny Misfit (Wawrzaszek) and Jill Summers will join local Portlanders Alex Wrekk and Keith Rosson.. Misfit is an organizer of Chicago Zine Fest and will be reading from his newest zine Field Manual: Human Body (released Sept 22). Summers' writing has been published in Ninth Letter, Decomp, and Monkeybicycle among others and was the winner of the 2012 Paper Darts Short Fiction Award.  Rosson is a graphic artist (who designed the flyer for the event) and writer publishing the zine Avow, whose work has appeared this year in Menda City Review and Northwind. Wrekk is a long time organizer of Portland Zine Symposium and publisher of Brainscan. Her latest venture is the opening of the Portland Button Works a store front specializing in self made buttons, magnets, zines and more. 

Readers will have zines for sale. Stick around and chat with them after the event. Stop by Portland Button Works 1322 N. Killingsworth Street, 8pm.