zine resource directory needs submissions!
- Hi there zinesters,
This is Melonie in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. I'm trying to put
together a reference/catelogue/directory of zine stores & distros in
North America & the world. Sounds ambitious, right? Well, I already
have a list of over 160 resources [covering Canada, the US, the UK,
Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia], but it's constantly
expanding! I'm seeking submissions, information, anything you can
offer to make my directory more thorough and accurate. If you run a
distro, please feel free to email me with the distro name, contact
information and even a small explanation of what your distro is about
and what kinds of zines/stuff you sell [please keep this "blurb"
separate from location information]. If you know of a store in your
town or city that sells small press fare, same deal: name, contact
info and hopefully a description of the store. Even if I already
have the name of the store or distro, I may have incorrect, outdated
or incomplete information, so whatever you send me is bound to be of
I initially had the idea of creating a "distro directory" recently as
I'm also potentially creating a local zine library at McMaster
University. If the library goes ahead as planned, the distro
resource will be a part of itthat means that when someone reads a
zine they like, they can immediately find a place to buy it by
checking out the distros listed [good news for you distro owners!].
I'd also like to carry flyers for various distros, for the same
reason [getting the word out; free publicity!].
If this interests you or you have anything to share or contribute,
please write to me & we'll take it from there. Cheers!