Zines

A buffet of wildly different work from cartoonists, essayists, poets, and illustrators. With contributions from some of our faves: Jeff Miller (Ghost Pine) on the childhood confusion caused by a Sex Pistols tape, comic artist John Porcellino (King Cat Comics) on hidden creeks, Cherry Styles (Synchronise Witches Press) on natural skin care, and comic artist Jason Martin (Black Tea) on underrated albums.

Plus so much more from: Rob Jackson, Brigid Elva, Grace Denton, Nathan Penlington, Ben Gwalchmai, Joff Winterhart, Timothy Senior, Meriel Harrison, Maxim Peter Griffin, Iona Fox, Jayde Perkin, Jeff Miller, Delaine Derry Green, Andrew White, Dan Cooper, Jacob Knill, Sabba Khan, Peony Gent. Edited by Simon Moreton and Ali Bamford.

52 pages, magazine size.

 

A zine of art and writing to benefit the Mütter Museum, the well-loved weirdo medical museum in Philadelphia. Essays, lyrics, poetry, and photography, plus comics about Einstein's brain and tourniquet tips.

Named after the classic Murder City Devils song and with contributions from: Spencer Moody (of MCD), Katie Haegele, Ben Chisholm, Defectivepudding, Ally Shwed, Joe Carlough, Jay McQuirns, lauren.napier, Nancy Hill, Craig Wenner, Gravey Train, and Joe Jack Talcum. 

28 pages, full-color, half-sized, includes album download code.

No Touching is a collection of poems that reflects on our pandemic year (a year without widely available reassuring hugs and shoulders to cry on). Edited by our own Gina Sarti, No Touching has contributions from Julia Edelman, Hannah Horovitz (Esoteric Bumper Stickers), Tatille Jackson, and V.Vale (RE/Search).

20 pages, half-legal size, cover colors vary. All proceeds donated to the Berkeley Free Clinic. Cover art by Wally Catton.

Last copy! In this issue of our favorite literary zine, seven writers take us around the world—from ancient ruins to the room of a nursing home—while writing under the theme of "Away."

Featuring work from: Charles Reaves, Andria Alefhi, Colette Hannahan, Betsy Houston, Pam Daghlian, M.P. McCune, and Lauren Georgia.

44 pages, quarter-size, color covers. Cover art by Portland's very own collage artist extraordinaire, Kevin Sampsell.

In this, the fifteenth installment of We'll Never Have Paris (the literary zine of all things never meant to be), writers tackle the sprawling mess that is America. 

Essays from Andria Alefhi, Lisa Fenger, Carol Wierzbicki, PF Dumanis, Adrienne Robillard, Sheetal Singh, A.M. Black, and M.P. McCune. Art by Annie Galvin and (Portland's own!) Gabriel Liston.

48 pages, quarter-size.

This issue of We'll Never Have Paris, the literary zine of all things never meant to be, focuses on food. Within, there are personal essays about diets, the melting pot of culinary cultures in a textiles factory, an immigrant family's relationship to Filet-O-Fish, a French mother's relationship to endives, the morning of Freddy Mercury's death, a failed care package, and more. 

With work from: Diane Englert, Melissa Hung, Mollia Jensen, Ed Kemp, Gina Kropf, Charles Reaves, Dani Scoville, Christine Shaffer, and Zou Zou Stasko​.

44 pages, quarter-size.

Now in its thirteenth year, We'll Never Have Paris is an institution. This issue of the all-memoir literary journal revolves around "hindsight" and within there are bald spots, guns, hearing aids, fandom, and so much more.

Essays by: Steven Svymbersky, Lisa Alexia, Amy Bobeda, Suzanne Present,​ Gustavo Rivera, LD Green, Anna Seregina, and Karen Lynch.

52 pages, quarter-size. Cover art by Sima Schloss.

In the 18th issue of the annual joy that is We'll Never Have Paris, we are treated to all things blue. Frida Kahlo's house (Casa Azul), a polluted river, a Magic Genie organ, blue-as-sadness, blue-without-breath, and much more.

Essays by Liz Mason, Vikki Warner, Amy Bobeda, Scott Magri, Kim Cihlar, Dewey Sloan, Jaime Borschuk, and Ayun Halliday.

52 pages, quarter-size. Cover Art by Shannon Mack.