I’ve got a new column on IndieReader! After my last article about zines, I started sending out for some. Now you’ll see some occasional zine reviews from me. Here’s an excerpt from first one, “A to Zine: YOU.”
After getting a crash course in the world of zines, I ended up delving deeper and sent away for a few of my own. As an e-book developer and someone who made the switch to mostly digital reading a few years back, I forgot how great it feels to actually get something in the mail.
I got a whole package of zines, handpicked by The Sticky Institute and complete with a personalized postcard. One of my first zines was a July 2012 edition of YOU, a highly recommended anonymous zine from Australia.
I get the feeling that each edition of YOU is different. This one was short, hand-written on one sheet of paper, front and back. And it was written as a letter, starting with “Dear You.”
Read the full article here.