Break out those dollar bills and long arms, kids, it’s Zine Fest! SPOC will be at Chicago Zine Fest tomorrow Saturday, May 9th from 11 am- 6pm at table S08 at Plumber’s Union Hall (1340 W. Washington Blvd.) See ya there! :-)
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).
(maybe) Crispin Rosencranz
As always, BYOB. Bring some $ for zines and donations.
See ya thurrrr.
Posted in Clancy's Reading Series, SPOC Hang Outs
Tagged anita mechler, birthday party, carrie laski, crispin rosencranz, dana jerman, nicki yowell, paul durica, rachael zalutsky, self publishers of chicago, spoc, spoc three years
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 Rosenkranz, Anita M. Mechler, Nicki Yowell, Carrie Laski, Rachael Zalutsky + more TBA.
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.
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.
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!
Posted in Clancy's Reading Series, Collaborative zines
Tagged liz mason, mike vinopal, nicki yowell, peyton stewart, rachael zalutsky, readings, spoc, tony jeswald, uncharted books, victoria harley, worst breakup ever zine, zine release
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.