zine distros

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Zine Distro listings

North America

Alchemist’s Closet
distro maintained by: Zeraph Dylan Moore
e-mail address: alchemistscloset[AT]gmail.com
mailing address: 71 Division St, Bangor ME 04401
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: The Alchemist’s Closet Is A Magickal Zine Store Catering To The Odd Customer & Specializing In Queer, Trans, Feminist, Punk & Anarchist Zines.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Queer, trans, feminist, anti-capitalist and punk zines as well as zines that are both political and personal, Pagan, spiritual, occult, sexuality & gender topics, and zines that are not carried by many.

Antiquated Future (formerly Ms. Valerie Park Distro)
e-mail address: msvaleriepark[AT]gmail.com
mailing address: PO Box 42081, Portland OR 97242
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Zines, music, books, stationary, calendars and planners, handmade odds and ends. With a focus on the Pacific Northwest.
Accepts submissions: We don’t take on a lot of unsolicited things, but we are always open to taking a look. Single physical copies in the mail with suggested wholesale and retail prices.
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: We are open to all kinds, but have an affinity for anything that breaks zine norms and explores the possibilities of what a zine can be. Also love zine authors that consider themselves writers as much as they consider themselves zinesters.

Doris Distro
distro maintained by: Cindy Crabb
mailing address: PO Box 29, Athens OH 45701
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: feminist, queer, personal, political, healing, etc.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: feminist/queer/trans and personal zines

Fight Boredom
distro maintained by: Amber Dearest
e-mail address: amber.norrean[AT]gmail.com
mailing address: 5051 rue Turcot, Montréal QC H4C 1L2 Canada
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Fight Boredom Distro focuses on queer zines, feminist zines, perzines, travel journals, sex work tales, diary comics, cookzines and mental health zines full of secrets and adventures and righteous anger and total sassiness. Read ’em and then tell yr own story.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: I’m interested in zines by queers, feminists and weirdos who write about their lives, adventures, activism and more. I’d especially like to stock more zines created in Canada and Québec, and I accept publications written in both English and French.

Flyover Zine Distro
distro maintained by: Lena Melinger
e-mail address: flyoverdistro[AT]gmail.com
mail order, tabling, or both: mail order, tabling, online
Short description: Flyover Zine Distro is an online archive that hosts radical, POC, and queer zines made in the u.s. South. The purpose of this archive is to preserve radical southern zines that are out of circulation, share tactics for organizing in the south, and build a library of left southern history. Intrigued? Explore the archive. Submit your zines.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: queer, southern, anarchist, marxist, people of color, radical, theory, history, art

Neither/Nor Zine Distro
distro maintained by: Jess Hogan
e-mail address: neithernorzinedistro[AT]gmail.com
mailing address: 3109 Gillham Rd, Kansas City MO 64109
mail order, tabling, or both?: tabling at events only
Accepts submissions: yes
Short description: neither/nor is a zine distro in Kansas City, MO. Located inside Holy Cow Market and Music (3109 Gillham Rd.), it is open every Sunday noon-5 pm. It is a “buy, sell, trade” shop with a growing used zine section! Expect to find thoughtful and creative zines (in English) as well as free radical literature. The distro is curated by Jess Hogan, a passionate zine hoarder/maker whose hobbies include planning the KC Zine Con, watching jeopardy, and hanging out with her one eyed cat.
Kinds of zines you are interested in: Local (Kansas City based), personal, DIY, self-care, radical and feminist zines are the focus of this distro. Other things neither/nor has to offer are titles from Pioneers Press and Eberhardt Press, used zines, Slingshot Newspapers and Organizers, coloring books(!), BUTTONS, and lots of cool free stuff.

Paper Innards Distro
distro maintained by: Sarah Thompson
e-mail address: sarah[AT]paperinnards.com
mailing address: Vancouver, BC
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: This distro exists in an effort to connect creative people, stock zines that are nice to hold and read and look at, and inquire into the infinite facets of being a human bean.
Accepts submissions: Yes. I am selective, but see www.paperinnards.com/submissions for deets.
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Honest, witty, emotive, aesthetically on-point. Show me what you got!

Parcell Press
distro maintained by: Taylor Ball
e-mail address: taylor[AT]parcellpress.com
mailing address: P.O. Box 63875, Philadelphia PA 19147
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: a longstanding distributor of zines, comics, and all manner of self-published print art, aiming to provide reliable support for creators, a strong selection for readers, and bulk options for libraries and shops.
Accepts submissions: sure
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: unique printing and construction, great writing and illustration, and overall, pieces of printed art that are produced with responsibility, thoughtfulness, care and creativity.

Pioneers Press
distro maintained by: Jessie Duke, Thaddeus Christian, Adam Gnade
e-mail address: orders[AT]pioneerspress.com
mailing address: 100 E Kansas Ave #248, Lansing KS 66043
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Pioneers Press is a publishing house and small-press distro focusing on survival and sustainability on the farm and in the city, in addition to health, gender, sexuality, social justice and food movements, and a cruelty-free lifestyle. We release titles seasonally and work with domestic printers to use low-impact and sustainable production.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Our focus is on survival and sustainability from the farm to the city, in addition to health, gender, sexuality, and a cruelty-free lifestyle. We enjoy hand-done and unique historical, educational, instructive, cooking-related, and bicycling-related zines, plus the occasional literary work.

Portland Buttons Works and Zine Distro
distro maintained by: Alex Wrekk and Derek Neuland
e-mail address: portlandbuttonworks[AT]gmail.com
mailing address: 1505 N Bryant St, Portland OR 97217
mail order, tabling or both: mailorder, tabling, and a shop.
Short description: Zine and button distro of rad stuff
Accepts submissions: Yes please.
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Ones that are not done by jerks.

Radiator Comics
distro maintained by: Neil Brideau
e-mail address: neil[AT]radiatorcomics.com
mailing address: PO Box 18392, Chicago IL 60618
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Radiator Comics is a minicomics distro, selling alternative comics with a focus on self-expression and strong storytelling.
Accepts submissions: Yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Minicomics.

Roach Motel
distro maintained by: Kristin Roach
email address: info[at]roach-motel.com
mailing address: PO Box 1314, Ames IA 50014
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: The Roach Motel is a zine distro based out of the indie boutique Where It’s At.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: We specialize in midwest authored and themed zines + just about anything on diy, gardening, crafting, perzines, comics.

Seite Books
distro maintained by: Adam Bernales and Denice Diaz
email address: contact[AT]seitebooks.com
mailing address: 417 N Rowan Ave, Los Angeles CA 90063
mail order, tabling, or both: both
short description: online and physical shop filled with a variety of zines, mini-comics, and more.
accepts submissions: yes
kinds of zines your distro is interested in: all kinds

Spit and a Half
distro maintained by: John Porcellino
e-mail address: johnp_kingcat[AT]hotmail.com
mailing address: P.O. Box 142, South Beloit IL 61080
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Underground, small press and self-published comics from all over the world!

Sprout Anarchist Collective
e-mail address: distro[AT]sproutac.org
mail order, tabling, or both: tabling
Short description: An anarchist zine distro focusing on “how to” type zines that help anarchists build strong cultures of resistance and increase our collective skillset. We carry zines on tactics, organizing, collectives, affinity groups, history, etc.
Accepts submissions: Email first.
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Anarchist zines, primarily those focusing on “how to” topics.

Stranger Danger Zine Distro
distro maintained by: Heather
e-mail address: strangerdistro(AT)gmail.com
mailing address: PO Box 08168, Chicago IL 60608
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Stranger Danger is a zine distro based out of Chicago that specializes in feminist, queer, & trans zines (most are perzines/personal zines). There are, however, a handful of other types of zines in the catalog — craft zines, interview zines, & even a few comics. As for the history of the distro, Stranger Danger was created in Detroit in 2003 by Jami & Shaun, who passed it on to LB in 2006. At the end of 2010, LB passed it on to Heather. Long live Stranger Danger!
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: feminist, queer, & trans zines

Sweet Candy Distro
distro maintained by: Sage
e-mail address: sweetcandydistro(AT)gmail.com
mailing address: P.O. Box 13201, Olympia WA 98508
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Established in June of 2004, Sweet Candy Distro happily resides in Olympia, Washington. The distro carries a large variety of reading material (zines, books, comics, etc), music, and handmade items.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Personal zines, health issues, DIY, compilations, food zines, poetry & fiction, art zines, parenting zines and zines made by kids & teens.

Things You Say
distro maintained by: Erin H (main distro lady), Mercedes H (mail hauler and kick-ass mom), and Carol (helps fill orders).
e-mail address: erin(AT)zinedistro.com
mailing address: PO Box 656, Keyport NJ 07735
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: A distro based out of Keyport, NJ that sells over 70 zines and comics, and is consistently updated with new titles.
Accepts submissions: Yes. Please check the website before submitting your project.
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Perzines, comics, political zines, DIY zines, and more.

The Word Distribution
distro maintained by: E Chops and Amy E
e-mail address: theworddistro[AT]gmail.com
Mailing address: 319 8th St Apt 4R, Jersey City NJ 07302
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description:  Zines, music, patches, pins, artwork and any other kind of DIY stuff we can get our hands on.  DIY till you die.
Accepts submissions: Yes, a single hard copy of your zine along with any info and prices would be great.
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Here at The Word we like to keep it light and fun and enjoy the finer things in life – food, sex, cats, sports and the like.  If you have a zine like that, we’d be interested in looking at it.

Zine-O-Matic
e-mail address: zineomatic[AT]gmail.com
Mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Zine-o-Matic is a monthly subscription box for zines. We collect the best zines from up and coming artists across America and ship it to our subscriber’s doorsteps every month.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Zine-o-Matic carries zines of all types, but we tend to favor the artistic and the bizarre. We tend to shy away from zines that deal with social, political, or personal issues. Zine-o-Matic sends out zines that are unique, interesting and fun.

United Kingdom and Ireland

Good Lookin’ South
distro maintained by: Chris
e-mail address: chris[AT]zinecore.co.uk
Mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Small DIY distro from Brighton, UK selling zines and books covering everything from punk rock and anarchism to animal rights and vegan recipe zines. Also sells Good Lookin’ South zine.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Punk, Anarcho, Vegan, Animal Rights, DIY, Cycling/Critical Mass

Pen Fight
distro maintained by: Vicky Stevenson
e-mail address: penfightdistro[AT]gmail.com
mailing address: Studio 503 Mauldeth House Mauldeth Road West, Chorlton Cum Hardy MANCHESTER M21 7RL
Short description: Distributing work created by women, non-binary, working class, LGBTQ+ or disabled people. We love zines & other self produced work on: mental health, self care, gender, sexuality, feminism, affordable arts & crafts, and perzines.

Princesa Pirata Distro
Princesa Pirata is a small queer/anarcha feminist distro with a love for cycling and all kinds of D.I.Y. It’s based in Bristol, G.B. (Europe) at the mo and stocks zines, comix, badges, patches and variety of things made from re-used materials. Princesa Pirata accepts submissions! The distro is interested in autobiographical comix, mental health zines, queer zines, straight edge/queer edge zines, transgender zines, anarcha feminist material, vegan cooking/raw food zines, zines to do with cycling and fixing bicycles.

Pushpin Zines
distro maintained by: Marceline Smith
e-mail address: hello[AT]pushpinpublishing.co.uk
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Pushpin Zines  is an online zine distro in the UK for zines, e-zines and books, specialising in travel, Japan, kawaii, creativity, illustration and how-tos.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Travel, Japan, kawaii, creativity, illustration, how-tos.

South East Drift
email address: admin[AT]southeastdrift.co.uk
Mailing address (optional): Mailing address given once initial information has been emailed and accepted.
Mail order, tabling, or both?: both
Do you accept zine submissions?: yes
Short description: South East Drift is a new online and physical platform organised through art and live music events. Creative Corroboration//Audio/Visual Publication and Events
project hailing from South East London.
Kinds of zines you are interested in: Photography, illustration, painting. Self-made. Issues with print numbers of 100 or less.

vampire sushi distro
distro maintained by: tukru + carl
e-mail address: vampiresushidistro[AT]gmail.com
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: vampire sushi is a little zine distro based in chatham kent, mainly concentrating on feminist and queer oriented perzines.
Accepts submissions: yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: all kinds, but we are most into perzines, feminist zines, queer zines & food zines… check the website for more info!

Europe

BUS STOP PRESS (France)
distro maintained by: Adrien Desmidt & Giz Medium
e-mail address: sonofgaia226[AT]hotmail.com
mailing address: ℅ thomas ledru – 19, montée du caroubier – 06240 beausoleil, FRANCE
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: We are a diy punk label (mostly co-releases on cassettes tapes & vinyl) and zine distro from south-east france and started in 2010, tabling at shows and zinefests across the world since then. We distribute zines published in French & English.
Accepts submissions: Sometimes, but we usually ask publishers of zines we read on our own first.
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: Personal zines made by punks & radical folks in french or english. We enjoy personal narratives as a form of documentation, and currently stock zines about DIY punk, but also political activism, polyamorous relationships or radical academia, but we don’t stop there.

Heavymental Distro
e-mail address: mail[AT]heavymentaldistro.org
mail order, tabling, or both: both
short description: Heavymental is a zine distro from Berlin, Germany. We distribute personal, how-to and comic zines that are related to queer/feminism.
we accept submissions: yes
kinds of zines your distro is interested in: personal-, howto-, comic and other zines that are related to queer/feminism. We carry zines in English and German (but would be open for submissions which include other languages).

Australia and New Zealand

Aunty Mabel’s Zine Distro
distro maintained by: Aunty Mabel’s nieces
e-mail address: hello[AT]auntymabel.com
mailing address: PO Box 63, Northbridge WA 6865 Australia
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Aunty Mabel’s Zine Distro is a not-for-profit group keeping the zine culture flame burning in Western Australia. We appear at market stalls around the Perth Metropolitan area, stocking and distributing zines for the every person. We hold zine-making workshops with use of long-armed staplers, old magazine and typewriters. We organise social events to celebrate zine culture, such as Let Them Eat Zines, a zine fair.
Accepts submissions: Yes, see website for details
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: We are especially interested in zines from Perth, but also welcome national and international submissions. Before submitting to Aunty Mabel, we strongly recommend that you take a look at the zines in our store to see if your work would be suitable for our distro.

Take Care
distro maintained by: Emma and Tim
e-mail address: takecarezines[AT]gmail.com
mailing address: PO Box 4, ENMORE NSW 2042 Australia
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Take Care opened on January 1st 2009, is based in Sydney, Australia and stocks zines from everywhere
Accepts submissions: Yes, conditionally – see our site and FAQS for details
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: We’re mostly interested in zines that explore issues of everyday life, mental health, gender and sexuality, eating, traveling, activism, housing, art, music, work and so forth from radical/DIY/interesting/challenging perspectives

South America

Punks With Typewriters Distro
email address: punkswithtypewriters[AT]gmail.com
mailing address: Caixa Postal 7034, Florianópolis SC 88025-970 Brazil
mail order, tabling, or both: both
Short description: Small zine distro based in Brazil. Currently carrying only zines in English but submissions in any languages are accepted, and encouraged.
Accepts submissions: Yes
Kinds of zines your distro is interested in: DIY/punk/personal zine

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