What's a zine?
Zines are small, self-published magazines that are usually [though not always] written by one person and distributed through an intricate network of individuals and collectives. … Zines can be about diversity, creativity, innovation, and expression.” [i]
Why make a zine?
1. Because it's an inexpensive way to create and express what you have to say!Because it's one way of sharing and building a community.
2. Because zines can influence and engage people into having a conversation
3. Zines can showcase multiple perspectives of diversity
4. Because zines can act as a form of social justice and activism
[i]Bartel, J. .From A to Zine: Building a Winning Zine Collection in Your Library. Chicago: American Library