Oct 20th 2022

This month, Zine Club Chicago is excited to welcome Milo, Chris, and the rest of the Queer Zine Archive Project team as our special guests for Queer History Month! They’ll be joining us from the QZAP headquarters in Milwaukee to give us a look at some of the items in their collection and discuss the important work they do to preserve queer zines and make them available to other queers, researchers, historians, punks, and anyone else who has an interest DIY publishing and underground queer communities.

Please bring your favorite queer zines from your own collections to share, BYOS(nacks), and join us on Zoom for Zine Club Chicago Online: Queer History Month Edition with Special Guests QZAP at 7:30 p.m. CT Thursday, October 20! (Yes, we’re meeting on a Thursday evening this month.)

** RSVP required ** We want to make sure that our online Zine Club Chicago events are a safe space, so we won’t be releasing the Zoom link publicly. If you’d like to attend, please email zineclubchicago@gmail.com to RSVP by 9 p.m. CT Wednesday, October 19 (the evening before our event). We’ll email you the Zoom link by 5 p.m. CT Thursday, October 20.

Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts alike are always welcome at Zine Club Chicago, the city’s only book club-style event for people who read zines. This free monthly series is produced by Cynthia E. Hanifin and sponsored by Quimby’s Bookstore. Anna Jo Beck designs our monthly flyers, created our logo, and made our Zine Club Chicago Shout-Outs site, where folks can peruse and recommend zines we’ve discussed at our events: https://zineclubchicagoshoutouts.spread.name/

More info at quimbys.com and on the Zine Club Chicago social media channels: @zineclubchicago. You can find out more about QZAP at qzap.org.



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