watch our interstellar Rachel give a tour of TZL on InnerSPACE

Thanks to the good people of InnerSPACE!

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New Additions For The Week Of Tuesday May 14th, 2013

dig 7 / Half-size / Litzine / Various
Feminist Bike Zine / quarter-size / Special Interest: Bikes / various
Five Burroughs / half-full / Fanzine / various
Hunk Of Butter / odd-size / Comics / Woodward, Brandt, Labossiere
I’m not waiting / half-full / Politics / various
No Quarter #3 / half-full / Politics / various

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New Additions For The Week Of: May 7, 2013

may 7th

Eat To The Beat / half-size / Special Interest: recipes / Tara Bursey
R├ęchneek: a dialectial dictionary of Agean Macedonian, Specific to Patele, Greece/ Half size / Culture / Depak Bursey, Tara Bursey
Fish Piss Vol 2, no. 1 / half-full / Culture / Various
Fish Piss Vol 2, No. 2 / Half full / Culture / Various
He, Her, Him: Free, Fer, Frim. / half-full / Comics / Adrian Prawns Sinclair, Sylive LS, Juls Generic
Now You’re Cooking With Gravy / half-full / fanzine / Chris Grist, Samantha Mckillop
Sick Punks / half-full / Fanzine / Mr. Pither
you drive me APE / half-full / fanzine / Steve Fentone, Buddy Lee Roth
your cynicism is unbecoming/odd-size/perzine/Heather Wiley

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final poster

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Friday April 26th 7-9pm PWYC
569 Spadina Avenue
Multi-Faith Centre at the University of Toronto
Keynote talk by GB Jones and Caroline Azar on feminist zine-making in 1980s Toronto. Followed with a robust discussion facilitated by Shannon Gerard on current issues in feminist publishing.
Saturday April 27th 10am-6pm
The Book Bakery
*Space is limited so RSVP for more info*
Day-long collaborative production of a feminist zine. Includes workshops on bookbinding, zine-making, and risograph printing.
Saturday April 27th 9pm-midnight
location TBA
All ages launch party with performances and readings. Our collaboratively produced feminist zine will be sold PWYC. Dance party featuring DJ Mary Mack.
Sponsored by the Graduate Students’ Union at the University of Toronto.
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Queer Graphica Collection Launch at Pride Library


Broken Pencil Presents: Queer Graphica Collection Launch at Pride Library


Thursday, April 11, 2013

4:00pm until 5:00pm

We are located on the first floor of the D.W. Weldon Library, room 107.

RSVP: on Facebook


The Pride Library is pleased to announce the launch of its latest special collection: Queer Graphica. Comprised of comics, zines, and graphic novels, this collection not only tells the story of the changing role of queer folk through history, but in many cases, provides an alternative narrative from that of official histories resulting in a collection as diverse as the queer umbrella itself.


Beginning with a generous contribution from local donors Mike Niederman and Joan Brennan the collection has since grown to encompass a wide diversity of perspectives, histories, and identities. It includes everything from the most innocent coming-of queer age narratives, to works on the semiotics of leather culture; from the daring fringes of kink to the most erudite takes on gender politics.


Titles carried include: Curbside, Kake, Dyke to Watch Out For, Straight to Hell, J.D.s, Queer Enough, Hothead Paisan, Hoax, Liliane, Curbside, Invincible Summer, The Life and Times of Butch Dykes, He, Her, Him: Free, Fer, Frim, Gay Comix, Naked Justice, Naughty Bits, Desert Peach, Spit and Passion, and Keven Keller.


Artists represented in the collection include: Tom of Finland, P. Craig Russel, Eloisa Aquino, Bruce LaBruce & GB Jones, Caroline Paquita, Nicole J. Georges, Howard Cruse, Diane DiMassa, Mary Wings, Cristy C. Road, Robnoxious, Alison Bechdel, Carrie McNinch, Robert Kirby, and Ellen Forney.


The Pride Library is an official research site at Western University, but operates administratively independent of the Western system. The Mandate of the Pride Library is to acquire, preserve, organize, and give public access to information and materials by and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer communities (LGBTQ).

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New Additions for April 2, 2013

New Additions for April 2, 2013

[Title Here], [Name Here] / half-size / litzine / Various
Coffee, Smokes and Radiation #8 / half-size / litzine / Sam Geezer
Hey Tiger #2 / half-size / perzine / Dim
Jeepers #3 / half-size / perzine / Kelly
Lux / half-size / fanzine / Shivon and Jennifer
NINE #16 / half-full / fanzine / Various
NINE #17 / half-size / fanzine / Various
Poetry winner / half-size / litzine / Jessica Westhead
Revolution #21 / half-size / fanzine / Kevin Babcock and Justin Chatwin
The Shank #1 / half-size / fanzine / Hana and Brie
Tooker Gomberg memorial zine / half-size / litzine / Sasha
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New Additions March 19th, 2013


Kankedort / quarter-size / perzine / Kagey
The Real Anarchist Cookbook / half-full / food / Real Anarchist Cook
why shirley manson should represent the UK in eurovision / odd-size / fanzine / candace
You Are Here Vol #4 / odd-size / comic / Alex
You Are Here Vol #5 / odd-size / comic / Alex

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New Additions for February 19, 2013

cosmic inklings #2 / half-size / fanzine / Various
Grrrden! / half-size / Politics / Various
Obliviositer #1 / half-legal / comics / various
Sure Lee’s Temple #2 / half-size / comics / Karen Azoulay
You Ride A Horse Rather Less Well Than Another Horse Would #5 : The Monster Issue / Half-Legal / Fanzine / Various

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Saturday! Saturday! Saturday!

This Saturday, February 9th, at 5:30:

Come celebrate and learn more about the Toronto Zine Library at our Annual General Meeting and potluck party!

Check out the library’s newly renovated digs. Learn about what the library’s accomplished this year. Discuss future opportunities. Meet fellow zinesters. Bring some snacks. Eat lots of other snacks. Ideal!

Be there!

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