Ring In 3 Years With Us This Sunday

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Hey hey SPOC budzzz. Ready to throw down for our third? Our PARTYPARTYPARTY 3rd Bday is this Sunday 4/19 starting at 7:30 over at Uncharted Books (2620 N. Milwaukee). 

Readers include:
Dana Jerman
Paul Durica
Anita Mechler
Rachael Zalutsky
Carrie Laski
Nicki Yowell
(maybe) Crispin Rosencranz
As always, BYOB. Bring some $ for zines and donations.
See ya thurrrr.
<3 Nicki

Announcing: SPOC’s 3rd BDAY !!!!!!!

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Can you believe it? We survived the terrible twos. Bring in our third year of life with a jubilant birthday reading with a partypartyparty theme. Celebrate with us at Uncharted Books (2620 N. Milwaukee Ave.) on Sunday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. It’s all about party times, party cats, party hats, celebration stations and what not.

Performers: Dana Jerman, Crispin RosenkranzAnita M. MechlerNicki Yowell, Carrie Laski, Rachael Zalutsky + more TBA.

RSVP.

Pick Up WORST BREAKUP EVER Zine @ Quimby’s

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Looking to pick up SPOC’s newest comp zine Worst Breakup EVER ? Set your sights on Quimby’s Bookstore and grab one while you can. Out-of-towner? You can purchase it online at quimbys.com.

Broken Hearty Party: Join Us TMRW @ Uncharted, 7:30

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Hey there lovebbugs! TMRW 2/26: Don’t miss out. It’s the Anti-Valentine Heart Wrencher Night @ Uncharted Books (2620 N Milwaukee Ave) at 7:30. We’ll be debuting our brand new Worst Breakup EVER zine as part of the event. A mere $3 gets you tales of woe, heartache and thank-God-I-dumped-that-turditude.

Readers/performances include: Victoria Harley, Tony Jeswald, Liz Mason, Mike Vinopal (in abstentia), Nicki Yowell, Rachael Zalutsky, and Peyton Stewart.

The whole soiree will be sponsored by our friends from Radio One Chicago so show up early for awesome swag and the skinny on the raddest in Chicago music. As always, donations accepted on behalf of SPOC and BYOB. Bring cash fo zines.

RSVP hurrrr.

Thanks a bundle to all the folks who contributed to the zine. It’s been a minute since we made a collab zine and it sure is awesome!

This Sunday Is Funday @ Relaxing Lady’s Library

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2/22, Mail Art with the Self Publishers Of Chicago (SPOC) 3-5 p.m. @TRITRIANGLE 1550 N Milwaukee Ave Fl 3

Come by and make something beautiful for the USPS and the recipient of your choice to enjoy with Self Publishers Of Chicago (SPOC). We’ll have some art supplies on hand and of course library materials are available for scanning/copying and using, but feel free to bring your favorite stamps, fancy tape, stickers, markers, etc.

RSVP.

Midnight TONIGHT: Worst Breakup EVER Zine Submission Deadline

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Happy post-VDay. Hope you can make it through your candy heart and pink champagne hangovers long enough to send your submissions tonight.

MIDNIGHT TONIGHT 2/15 is zero hour for submissions for the Worst Breakup Ever zine. Prose should be 500-1200ish words, image files should fit into the standard half 8 1/2 by 11 zine size and be (preferably) JPEGs. No PDFs puhlease. Send submissions to selfpublishersofchicago@gmail.com
Reminder: selected submissions will be read/performed at our Anti-Valentine Heart Wrencher Night (2/26, 7:30 pm @ Uncharted Books). It’s being sponsored by Radio One Chicago, which is pretty exciting.
If you’re burning the midnight oil and have a submission still simmering by late tonight, just shoot us an e-mail and we’ll work with you on an extension if necessary. Thanks to everyone who’s already submitted! Should be an amazing project.

1 Week Left To Pour Your Heart Out!

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You have a mere week to put the final touches on your harrowing breakup tales! The deadline for our Worst Breakup Ever zine is midnight next Sunday 2/15, the day after V-Day for you laymen out there. Send submisshes to selfpublishersofchicago@gmail.com. Selected submissions will be read at our Anti-Valentine Heart Wrencher Night at Uncharted Books on Thursday 2/26.