Zine author, Laura-Marie River Victor Peace Nopales and her zines, Lost Child, #5 and Resisting Capitalism for Fun, #4
Lorena Villegas, October 25, 2022

Laura-Marie River Victor Peace Nopales is a queer traveler. She enjoys ecstatic dance, art making, learning, ritual, and prayer. She’s been making zines since she was a young teenager. She enjoys fat liberation, singing, plant life, and guttermancy. Pleasure is her favorite way of experiencing God.

Zine author, Kelli Callis and her many zines
Lorena Villegas, October 04, 2022

Kelli Callis is a recovering riot grrrl and English teacher in the suburbs of L.A.

Zine author, John Dishwasher and his zine, Reuben the Guide
Lorena Villegas, September 26, 2022

John Dishwasher is a writer and zine maker based in Southern California's San Jacinto Valley. His Zine from the Future Describing the End of Civilization was named a finalist for Best Political Zine of 2021 by Broken Pencil Magazine.

Zine author, Jenna Freedman and her zine series, Unprecedented
Angi Brzycki, January 25, 2022

Jenna Freedman is the founder and curator of the Barnard Zine Library. She's been making zines for most of the 21th Century, most recently a series about pandemic life called Unprecedented. She writes and speaks on zines and library activism.

Zine author, Liana Jegers and her zine, Sugar Lady
Angi Brzycki, January 11, 2022

Liana Jegers is an illustrator in Los Angeles, CA. She also helps run a small publishing house with her husband called Caboose Books.

Collage of 2021 zines
Ziba Perez, December 27, 2021

As we wrap up 2021, let us reflect on some of our favorite zines in the collection! Available for holds through the library catalog, you may request any zine to be sent to your local branch for checkout.

Zine author, Tomas Moniz and his zine, Rad Dad
Angi Brzycki, December 20, 2021

Tomas Moniz’s debut novel, Big Familia, was a finalist for the 2020 PEN/Hemingway, the LAMBDA, and the Foreward Indies Awards. He edited the popular zine and book Rad Dad and Rad Families. He has two cats and 3 chickens. He also has stuff on the internet but loves penpals.

Zine author, Elizabeth A Salazar and her zine series, The Worst
Angi Brzycki, December 13, 2021

Elizabeth A Salazar is Sun Valley based school librarian, zinester, and aging punk. She holds a BA in Communications from California State University Los Angeles and is a proud first-generation Mexican American.

Zine author, Brian Baynes and his zine, Bubbles
Angi Brzycki, November 29, 2021

Brian Baynes is the creator of Bubbles Fanzine, a comics fanzine out of Richmond Virginia. He's been co-organizing Richmond Zine Fest since 2012.

Zine author, Rachel Howe and her zine, Witch Ethics
Angi Brzycki, October 25, 2021

Rachel Howe is an artist and healer, who created her multidimensional brand Small Spells in 2013, after graduating from Parsons School of Design and working in the art world in New York for over a decade.