Calling all zine producers, printmakers, book artists, and DIYers of all stripes!
We are back! And this year we’ll have some awesome special guests….
So claim your spot at the Alt Press Fest (Sat, July 13, Main Library)! If you want to show off your wares or conduct a workshop, contact Brooke Young (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than Monday, April 22.
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If you are an Instagram user (and really who isn’t these days amirite?) check out these great pics from last night’s Valentine’s Mini-Comic zine workshop courtesy of zinester/alt-girl bonniekayevargacooper.
here and look for February 2013.
If you like what you see (and live in the SLC area) we urge you to come on out to one of our workshops. They are super fun. Or maybe look out for or start Zine Workshops in your community.
This is an awesome vid from our main man Patrick Weeks. It also encourages folks to come out to the Sumi Ink Club Flashmob event on Saturday Jan. 5, 2013. Deets can be found
here and on Facebook here.
For most of us Alt Press Fest 2012 is now buried in the past, however every once in a while something comes back to remind us. In fact it reminds me of this
Anyway, Heather House wrote up this delightful blog entry about her experience back in July. Check it out
Thanks so much. We are very happy that you had such a great time.
And feel free to relive Alt Press Fest 2012 by visiting our Alt Press Fest tag.
Getting ready for
Graphic Novel Club: Black Hole today. I found this cool Charles Burns interview from AV club here.
Also you can find more of his books, including his seminal work Black Hole, at the SLCPL
It’s back to school time.
Join us as we talk about the 2005 graphic novel Black Hole. Let us know that you’ll be coming
here. Grab a copy here while they last.
There will also be stuff to snack on and air conditioning.
(Photo by Casey L. Kim)
Okay, I swear I’ll move on from Alt Press Fest 2012 soon…But I can’t help but point you towards this lovely post from our wonderful friend Jess Smiley. Check it out
It’s been a week since Alt Press Fest and we are still in somewhat recovery mode. However here’s some links to some awesome pics that we’ve found posted around the web. If you find any others, then let us know!
There’s a cool instagram pic further down this tumblr blog from Mandate Press
Some cool one’s
here from photographer Casey L. Kim.
Some awesome one’s
here from photographer Nicole Marshall.
Steve Jerman’s Cool DIY pic
Some pics from the When She Speaks I Hear the Revolution gang from their Facebook page can be found
Again a big thank you to everyone who made this such a great event.
A BIG THANK YOU TO NADYA BRATT & ANDREW SHAW for all of their hard work on Alt Press Fest 2012!
Here’s a link, in case you missed it live, to an interview given by APF2012 featured guests Mark Todd & Esther Pearl Watson on City Views.
Learn more about Mark & Esther in our post back in
Come on down and see them in person on Saturday July 7.