Who?

Who is tabling this year! *2017* 

The long-awaited question, and in wildly irregular order: 

Barnard Zine Club! On Twitter @barnardzineclub

La Chamba Press – on Instagram @lachambapress

No Shame Distro – a collective of people of color distributing zines and small art works by other people of color.

Hoax Zine

Soumya Dhulekar – comics! illustration! and the Teaching Artist-in-Residence at Asian Arts Initiative.

Nicole Rodrigues – “lives in Philadelphia, where she makes empanadas and teaches art in a Restorative Justice Youth Program through Mural Arts.”

SUNY New Paltz Zine Community + Zine Library –  we actively collect zines that deal with issues around gender, sexuality, intersectionality and feminist politics.

The Wheelhouse – The Wheelhouse serves as a Toronto-based supporting resource for those facing barriers of accessibility, and takes an intersectional approach to social justice.

Wolf Route Collective — Kat Fajardo, Iasmin Omar Ata, Vreni Stollberger & Pablo A. Castro – a collective started in 2016

Abby Staniek, zinester + creator of Cruelty & Care-Free, a blog about cruelty-free clothes & cosmetics

Alex Zine, “exploring life and gender identity.”

Hellbitches – an alternative all female art and comics collective…Hellbitches!

Farha Najah –  “my zine and visual art work is a contribution to grassroots feminist art and social justice movement building.” 

The Bettys – The Bettys is an art collective hailing from the NYC Tri State Area, & creators of such titles as – “Girl Paradise Zine,” “Boys Lie,” & “Space Bae Zine.”

Casey with Metaphorical Fruit Zine

“Femmescapes” is a compilation zine of visual and written work by queer and trans people who experience an affinity with femmeness. We will also bring zines by the editors and contributors, most of whom are trans and/or women of color.

Colectiva Cósmica – “Cósmica is a feminist art collective that strives to unite and support womyn artists and professionals from alternative, under-represented, and diverse backgrounds…We believe women are magical in complex ways and seek to unveil our long-obscured powers.”

Crybaby – “Crybaby is for teens, by teens.”

Basta Ya (enough is enough). We are are collective of self-identified women who are exploring their creative side and challenging social norms while doing it.

Emma Karin Eriksson of Pretty Dirty Press, & the amazing Radical Domesticity zine series!!! (6 issues & counting!)

Jacqueline Frances (aka Jacq the Stripper)

Jamie Varriale Vélez – “Sin Vergüenza, a perzine that connects the personal to family history and experiences with family history and experiences with migration, class, health, grief, and familial abuse.

Janice Quiles-Reyes

JB Brager – ghostly queer comics, hauntingly cool art (woooooh…)

JC of Tributaries – zines on disability, mental health, & so much more.

Jenna Henry Hansen

Jennifer Camper! – cartoonist, cartoon editor, teacher, and the creator of the biennial Queers & Comics Conference

Karla Keffer

Sula Collective

Katherine Arnoldi – author of “The Amazing True Story of a Teenage Single Mom,” and other comics.

Kiernan Dunn – the queen of neon, arrivin’ from New Orleans with a bunch of fabulously queer prints, posters, etc – check it all out here: https://www.instagram.com/lovequest/ 

Kyra Gross – ” I can’t help but be interested in the bing, the bang, the whooshing, and the squishy. Look at it flow! Look at it glimmer! Cut it, move the whiz whap clear across the page and glue it down.”

Laura Lannes – illustrator. cartoonist. originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Leila Abdelrazaq – “Leila is a Chicago-born, Palestinian author and artist. Her debut graphic novel, Baddawi (Just World Books 2015) was shortlisted for the 2015 Palestine Book Awards.”

Jude Vachon

Madelyn Owens / Madd Grrrl – a comic called vagilantes!

Markus / Star

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Megan Quinn

Meowville

The Doula Project

Monica Johnson – comics creator & feminist comix critic.

Jan Descartes

Moose Lane; GTFO (Get The Fuck Outside),  a diy guide to outdoor adventuring

Naomi Moyer

Nicole Harring

Nicole Jennelle

Nyxia Grey – “I am a queer feminist zinester & collage artist. My work focuses on self-advocacy, reproductive rights, sexual consent, equality, relationship boundaries, grief, feelings of belonging/home, body politics, and eating disorder recovery.”

Sarah Beth Kaye

Sarah Sawyers-Lovett – philly-based author of “everybody else’s girl,” former philly feminist zinefest organizer…all around awesome human! 🙂

Sasha Kruger

Shaira Chaer

Shout Your Abortion BK collective

Stephanie Orentas

Stephanie Rodriguez

Sy Abudu – “Sy is a collage artist who incorporates found imagery and text to weave together narratives of the black American experience. She finds beauty, meaning, and power in the ordinary and bears witness to the untold stories found in the depths of the photographic archives of the Library of Congress.”

Taryn Hipp + LadyTeeth – “Lady Teeth is a perzine about sobriety & getting older, about riding bikes & embracing life.”

Unceded Voices Collective – Unceded Voices : Anticolonial Street Artists Convergence is a zine with reflexions, texts and pictures of street art interventions (murals, wheat pastes, stencils, graffiti, textile art, performances, etc.) that Indigenous women and women of color artists participating artists in the past convergence (2014 & 2015).

Victoria Law – Tenacious: Art & Writings by Women in Prison. It’s a collection of writings (and some art) by women (cis and trans) incarcerated across the United States. They share their experiences being locked up, including struggles with health care, parenting, being in solitary confinement, aging or just the daily life of prison.

We’re Hir We’re Queer – We are a gender and queer theory distro, focused on race, transfeminism, revolutionary perspectives and struggle.

Whitney & From the Root Zine -” a zine dedicated to documenting stories, poetry, articles, testimonies and images of women of colour in Canada.”

Wyeth Moss –

Pratt Feminists – works to educate and inform others about important issues regarding equal rights of all genders, sexes, identities, races, religions, backgrounds.

2017 Organizers: 

Jordan Alam is a writer, zinemaker, and cat mama based out of south Seattle. A former NYC resident (and Barnard alum), she has helped out with NYC Feminist Zine Fests past and worked in the Barnard Zine Library. She is the proud author of a lot of one-off perzines, most notably the micro-mini comic ‘What To Do If You Experience Emotional Stress Burnout’. Check out her professional work at www.jordanalam.com and find her on Twitter @thecowation.

img_1818Cassandra Leveille is excited to join her fellow organizers for a second time to pull off the Feminist Zinefest NYC for 2017. Formerly based in the Caribbean community of Elmont, NY, Cassandra now lives in Washington Heights with three cuddly cats and four roommates who are steeped in organizing backgrounds. She is a frequent contributor to hoax, and writes the nihilist feminist zine Secondhand EmotionShe is currently working on a compilation zine on nonprofit burnout under austerity. When she’s not talking and thinking about zines, she spends her time cooking with friends and populating her Instagram with cat selfies.

Elvis Wolf  is the author of Homos in Herstory, a comics zine series about queer history in the USA. He co-founded the first NYC Feminist Zinefest with good pal Kate Angell in 2012. Elvis is thrilled that the zinefest is cruisin’ along to its 5th year in 2017, and that other feminist zinefests have taken root in cities like PittsburghPhiladelphia,and Hamilton, Ontario. At the time of this writing, Elvis sported a flourishing & giant mullet. 🙂

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Jenna Freedman is the zine librarian at Barnard College and has been making the zine Lower East Side Librarian since 2001. She usually needs a haircut.

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2016 Tablers, Workshoppers, & Organizers


2015 Tablers & Organizers

2016 tablers

The 2016 organizers were: Tai MaagRachel Casiano Hernandez, Cassandra Levielle,  Jenna Freedman, and Elvis Wolf

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List of  2015 Tablers: 

A. Aponte (Hellbitches) – www.jahnnyvommit.com

ABC No Rio Zine Library – http://www.abcnorio.org

Alex Hays (Sleeping Creatures Distro) – www.sleepingcreatures.com

Ana Lucia Seguin (Purple Pony) – http://www.purplepony.bigcartel.com/

Andria Alefhi (We’ll Never Have Paris) – http://www.wellneverhavepariszine.com/

Anna Melton (Dear Rob: A Zine about Grief, Medical Ethics, Bodily Fluids, and Becoming a Nursing Assistant)

Annie Mok (Unholy Shapes) – http://heyanniemok.tumblr.com/

Barnard Zine Club (Sticks & Stones) – https://twitter.com/BarnardZineClub

Big Womyn Press

Bluestockings Bookstore – www.bluestockings.com 

Cam (Decolonizing Street Art : Anticolonial Street Artists convergence) – www.decolonizingstreetart.com

Caroline Tompkins (Girl’s Night In) – http://www.carolinetompkins.com/

Cassandra L (Second Hand Emotion)

China Martens (The Future Generation) – https://thisbridgecalledmybaby.wordpress.com/

Emma Karin (Radical Domesticity) – Prettydirtypress.etsy.com

Hazel Newlevant (If This Be Sin) – newlevant.com

Hetrick-Martin Institute: Women Speak (Raindrops) – www.facebook.com/hmiwomen

Hoax Zine – http://hoaxzine.tumblr.com

Homoground (Feminist Playing Cards) – http://feministcards.com

Joyce Hatton (Think About The Bubbles) – joycehatton.com

Kate Angell (My Feminist Friends) – https://www.etsy.com/au/shop/PiscesMoonPress

Kate Larson (No Better Than Apples) – www.teamkate.com

Katherine Arnoldi (Clara Comes Down To Earth: Globalization, the Neo-Liberal Agenda, and Resistance) – http://www.katherinearnoldi.com/

Keerthi Harishankar (Crash Your Car)

Kesheena Doctor (Going Places) – https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100006943335482

Laura Lannes (Bad Boyfriends) – lauralannes.tumblr.com

Maggie Lynn Negrete (Adventuring Princesses) – mgglntcreates.com

Metropolarity – http://metropolarity.net/

Mia Bruner  (Sometimes Getting Better is Going Back)

Nicole Harring (Bitch Craft) – www.poorkitty.etsy.com

Nyxia Grey (Everything is Fine) – https://www.etsy.com/shop/ZinesByNyxia

Pleasure Pie (Choose Your Own Consensual Adventure) – pleasurepie.org

Rachel Davies (Pop Culture Puke) – www.popculturepuke.com

Rachel K. Zall (About My Body (Because You Always Ask)) – http://www.radiosilent.net

Sarah Fox (Feminist Hackerspaces) – http://sarahfox.info/

Sarah Godfrey (My Family’s Vaginas) – howareyourinsides.tumblr.com

Sarah Mangle (The Affirmations Colouring Book) – https://www.etsy.com/shop/SarahMangle

Sarah Sawyers-Lovett (Safe Home) – punkjoanofarc.com

Sherley (Taken Spaces: Black Lesbian Against White Aesthetics)  – http://takenspacesblacklesbians.wordpress.com/

Slim Lopez (Encuentro) – www.slim-Lopez.com

Sophie Labelle (Down with the Cis-Tem) – assignedmale.tumblr.com

Stephanie Basile (Suburban Blight) – http://zinewiki.com/Suburban_Blight

Suzy Gonzalez (Yes, Ma’am) – www.suzygonzalez.com

Sy Abudu (Slash Zine) – www.greatgrandgolden.com

Tale of the Gray Wolf – http://www.facebook.com/taleofthegraywolf

Topside Press – topsidepress.com

Victoria Law (Tenacious: Art & Writings by Women in Prison) – http://resistancebehindbars.org/node/19

The Wheelhouse (The Living/Dying Flipzine; Big Fat Femme) – the-wheelhouse.org

Whitney (From the Root) – https://fromtherootzine.wordpress.com/

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The 2015 zinefest was organized by… 

  • Jordan Alam
  • Emma Caterine
  • Jenna Freedman
  • Elvis Wolf
  • Rachel Casiano Hernandez
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4 responses to “Who?

  1. agingriotgrrrl

    omg, there are so many good people tabling! i want to come! not to table but to read and hug all these rad zinesters. xoxo ocean capewell

  2. agingriotgrrrl

    i am coming! look out, NYC!

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