From “Unbound: Speculations on the Future of the Book”

An interesting article on zines by Alana Kumbier, Library & Technology Services, Wellesley College

I spent last Sunday afternoon at the Washington Street Art Center in Somerville, celebrating the arrival of spring with a roomful of artists and zine-makers. I had my doubts about whether this small, local event – the Spring Zine Thing – could compete with the lure of the outdoors on one of the season’s first hot, sunny days. When I walked up to the Center and saw folks waiting around for the doors to open, I realized I’d underestimated the appeal of zines, and of zine-fair camaraderie…

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