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SFCB | Online Event: Social DistanZine with SFZF and SFCB

Hosted/Organized by: San Francisco Center for the Book


DATE: Wednesday, July 29 :: 6pm – 7pm PDT

TIME: 6 pm PDT

LOCATION: ONLINE :: Register for this event via Eventbrite(link is external)

Please note: event registration closes on Tuesday, July 28th at 11 am PDT.

July is International Zine Month (link is external)and we’re teaming up with SF Zine Fest(link is external) — you’re invited to an online show and tell of zines! Social DistanZine is a great way to learn about new-to-you books, zines, and small press publications and see what others have in their personal libraries. Join SFZF organizers and SFCB staffer Jennie online for this zine-tastic evening. Attendees will receive a resource list of zines shared.

Do you have a favorite zine that inspires you? Are you working on a zine project of your own? Maybe you’d like to know more about zines and the folks who create them! At this informal online evening of sharing and show ‘n tell, attendees will learn about zines which onspire, motivate, and educate others. Please read all details below if you would like to share/show a zine for this event.

Participation details:

Interested in sharing/showing zine(s)? :

By 11 am on Tuesday, July 28th, RSVP for this event via Eventbrite AND email Jennie at sends e-mail) answers to the following questions:

  • your name / zinester handle
  • your zine title(s)
  • what do you find inspirational or interesting about your selected zines(s)?

PLEASE NOTE: there are 10 – 12 available spots for zine show ‘n tell; presenters will have 4-5 minutes to talk about their share. You will receive an email confirmation re: securing a spot prior to the event.

On the day of the event: all attendees will receive a Zoom event link from sends e-mail) – be sure to check your email after 2 pm!

  • Using the Zoom link provided, log in to the event; make sure to have your zines ready to share!
  • Confirmed “share” attendees will be called on to share their zines
  • If there is time to spare, attendees who did not email responses to Jennie but interested in sharing a zine will be given the opportunity to present once all other attendees have finished. If we run short on time, only confirmed “share” attendees will show ‘n tell zines.

Want to attend but not interested in presenting?

For the event:

  • Log in at the scheduled time and you should be good to go! Attendees to this event will have the audio muted upon entry, but personal video feeds will be visible. PLEASE NOTE: Zoom link/password info will be sent from SFCB, NOT Eventbrite.