Bronwyn Mauldin is a zine maker and writer. She is the creator of the Democracy Series which is available in bookstores and libraries across the US. She’s also the author of the novel Love Songs of the Revolution and short story collection The Streetwise Cycle.
Lexis-Olivier Ray is a multimedia journalist, filmmaker, zine maker, and artist currently based in Los Angeles. In the past year, he has created content for KCET, L.A. Taco, Road Trippers, Leafly, Atlas Obscura, and Hyper Allergic.
Independent, non-commercial, and often handmade magazines have been around long before 2011 when Alex Wrekk designated July as International Zine Month. A well-known zinester, Wrekk, also specified July 21 as International Zine Library Day.