Canzine returns to Vancouver to bring over 100 zine and comic vendors from across the west coast
Date/Time: Nov 4 2018, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmVancouver, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | Event calendar
Full day of panels, workshops, programming for kids and teens all soon to be announced!
2pm -5pm – Make-a-Zine Drop-In Area. Kids, families and all-ages drop in to the make-a-zine area. More details to come!
1pm -7pm – The Global Zine Project, a hands-on exhibition. Zines, chapbooks and underground printed artifacts from around the world. Come explore underground scenes from New Zealand to Zaire! (Contributions to the exhibit are still welcome.)
4pm – The Vancouver Noir Small Press Resurgence: Inequality, drugs, Is Vancouver the new Noir capitol of North America? A panel with Sam Wiebe and more to come.
SAM WIEBE is the author of the Vancouver crime novels Last of the Independents, Invisible Dead, and Cut You Down. Wiebe’s work has won an Arthur Ellis Award and the Kobo Emerging Writers Prize, and he was the 2016 Vancouver Public Library Writer in Residence. His short fiction has appeared in ThugLit, Spinetingler, and subTerrain, among other places. He is the editor of Vancouver Noir
The Canzine Festival of Zines and Underground Culture was first held in Toronto in 1995. Since its inception, Canzine events in Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Halifax have displayed thousands of zines and small press works and hosted hundreds of writers and performers. Canzine is organized by Broken Pencil: The Magazine of Zine Culture and the Independent Arts.
About Broken Pencil
Broken Pencil is a mega-zine dedicated exclusively to exploring independent creative action. Published four times a year, each issue of Broken Pencil features reviews of hundreds of zines and small press books, plus comics, excerpts from the best of the underground press, interviews, original fiction and commentary on all aspects of the indie arts. From the hilarious to the perverse, Broken Pencil challenges conformity and demands attention.
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