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Reclaiming Dreams for Survivors Recuperando Sueños para Sobrevivientes is a short zine to assist abuse survivors that have issues around sleeping and dreaming. Going through herbs that can assist in this process, the zine offers a range of techniques and possibilities. 

As Blanca says in the introduction, "depending on our experience, [the dream] world may be a source of anxiety or one of healing...Reclaiming your dream world is an act of spiritual resistance."

Available in English and Spanish versions. 8 pages, half-letter size. 

Recorded in a renovated church during a windstorm, with members of Mount Eerie serving as her backing band, Bury Me Into the Mtn is an album that stops you in your tracks. From the big backing vocals of the album’s opener to its methodically sparse closing track, she creates a musical narrative that doesn’t release its listener until the whole tale has been told. An album that's completely unique while also being totally accessible.

Released on CJ Boyd's Obsolete Media Objects labels. Listen on Bandcamp.

Watch the "Bury Me Into the Mtn" video.

Eleanor Murray- Virginia

A long-time favorite in the zine community, now in a fancy, professionally-made version accessible to all game lovers. Playing like a cross between canasta and Magic: The GatheringZine Game is all about building your own zines. A 70-card deck where players use Content Cards, Action Cards, Idea Cards, Supply Cards, and Binder Cards to create zines, sabotage other players zines and compete for the most points.

A really fun time with tons of possibilities. Cards have fun drawings and lots of playful humor.

Shrink-wrapped, gorgeously printed, comes with detailed instructions.

A fun and fascinating gift for basically anyone, The Difference Between compares similar (or similar-sounding) things and provides straightforward definitions for each. Within: baking soda and baking powder, communism and socialism, krump and krunk, sympathy and empathy, turtle and tortoise, national deficit and national debt, girdle and corset, Dirty Harry and Debbie Harry, and so much more.

With contributions from Liz Mason and illustrations by Missy Kulik, Leslie Perrine, Ramsey Beyer, Jaime Tillotson, and Billy McKay.

164 pages, quarter-size.

Part personal zine and part workbook zine, Digna looks at how healing can occur through both sound and the dream realm and how the two can overlap. Personal experiences mix with questions and ideas for those looking to reclaim their voice and their dreams.

12 pages, half-letter size.

Know Your Vote, a workbook zine from Anna Jo Beck, seeks to help you make sense of the United States voting system and political structures. Prompting you to figure out your state's elections, representatives, and local government, this zine is a much-needed guide for anyone left confused by the (often ridiculously complex) American systems of democracy. 

From Beck's Biff Boff Bam Sock zine series. 24 pages, half-letter size.

The latest in Jennifer Williams' well-loved workbook zine series. We Need Emotional Labor: Discussion Questions to Redistribute the Work that Holds Communities Together​ is an essential guide to understanding both the value of emotional labor and the imbalance of it.

In her in-depth introduction, Williams asks, "What toxic systems can be uprooted if we start to wipe away the idea that taking care of each other is a burden?" While also pointing out that "There are questions we need to ask, though, before this giving and receiving: Is it consensual? Is it valued? Is it reciprocal?" (Clementine Morrigan.) In this, she examines how the weight of emotional labor's imbalance often falls on women, gender nonconforming folks, and people of color.

What follows is a couple dozen questions to help you delve deep into your own relationship to giving and receiving emotional labor. A zine to spend time with—whether on your own, in relationships, or small groups.

72 page, half-letter size.

Everyday Mythologies is a sideways glance at the mundane myths that make up our lives. Or: three personal essays about collecting, cars, and dads (that are also about gender, masculinity, and strength). 

66 pages, tall pocket-size, letter-pressed covers. Published by Two Plum Press. ISBN #9781732159129.

You Have All the Tools You Need. An always-important reminder from letterpress artist Hope Amico.

4" x 5" letterpressed card. Part of Gutwrench Press' Keep Writing postcard series.

In short: this book is such a pleasure. Sarah Mirk—journalist, author, comic artist, zinester, editor, and activist—is one of our favorite creators and a general force for good in the world. Her new book, Year of Zines, collects 100 one-page comic zines from her year-long project of making a zine a day. Some of these are personal, some are focused on positive reminders we all need to hear, some serve as brief introductions to political movements, some are silly and playful.

There's a dating guide, a history of the U.S. working against democracy in Chile, a working theory of cats as anarchists, one about the prevalence of guys with guns on Tinder in Mirk's rural hometown, and so many more. Perfect to put on any coffee table (and so affordable!). 

Year of Zines is a documentation of a year of zine-making, but also a resource for anyone who wants to see what happens when they put pen to paper more often. The material in this book is made to be photocopied—educators are welcome to photocopy pages to use for classes and workshops.

212 pages, oversized trade paperback. ISBN #9780578638812