Zine Compilation Call for Entries…

Call for Entries!

July 7, 2012 marks the 4th annual Salt Lake Alternative Press Festival.  This event wants you (whom it can’t happen without) to step it up a notch and be part of the 1st ever Zine compilation, produced by and for the Salt Lake Alternative Press Fest!

Submissions accepted by confirmed participants AKA: tabling/artists/buskers/bands/printers/vendors and/or zinesters.

Here’s what to do:

Create an original piece OR a pre-made selection to be included, submit it by: Monday, June 5th and upon arrival at The City Library July 7, go to The Lower Urban Room and pick up an edition of:  SLC Alt Press Fest 2012 You Had to be Here Meme-Theme-Zine.

“A hand crafted example of excellence in the self-organizing-DIY culture known fondly to all self expressing personalities as Alternative Press.”[‡]

Submission guidelines:

Limited 1-entry/per applicant dimensions: single page, 8.5×11 inches.  Work must be emailed to rgetts@slcpl.org via yousendit.com or dropped off at Level 2, The City Library, 210 E. 400 S. Salt Lake City, UT 84111, before 6:00 PM on Monday, June 5.

Writings, photos, prints, drawings (ready to scan/copy) by confirmed participants.  All entries will be photocopied in Black and White.  We respectfully request your attention to detail, thank you!

The original contribution will be exhibited on site in the Lower Urban Room on Saturday, July 7, from 3-9pm while the Alternative Press Festival takes place.

Pick up any mailed in or dropped off entry the week after, July 9th to the 17th.[§] [**]

For more information please contact Rachel Getts or Patrick Weeks on Level 2 at The City Library 801-524-8200 or by emailing us at rgetts@slcpl.org   pweeks@slcpl.org

Entry Form:

Please print & fill out, if delivering by hand or post, to:

The Main Library
Level 2
c/o Patrick Weeks


210 East 400 South
Salt Lake City UT 84111
(801) 524-8200


Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Fri.-Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Not applicable to PDF, Jpeg, etc. formats…

Artist ___________________________________________ Phone ________________________

Address _________________________________________ _______________________________


Title of work (optional)________________________________________________________________

Media __________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________

Date of completion    _____________________Please sign below to indicate permission for The City Library to handle and exhibit work from the time of acceptance to the time of return.

Signature_______________________________________ Date_______________

From your friends of the Graphic Novel, Zines, Alt Press Committee (GNZAP);

Thank you!

[‡] The Future review/blurbs to come.

*All work must be picked up by 7/17/12 from Level 2 at The City Library 210 e 400 s, Salt Lake City, UT

[**] Unclaimed work becomes property of the SLCPL and may be added to the Alt Press collection or disposed of.


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