excited and grateful for four new zines recently donated to the zine mobile —thanks to the zine-makers who made and sent them! 

* a thousand times yes: reflections on yoko ono, by Kate Angell

* Adam Gnade’s Do It Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin Sad

* 5iren5 and Death in a Rifle Garden, poetry zines by John Vincent Greco

These are now available for check out!


upcoming events!

Summer tour is over–thanks so much to everyone who helped organize, support, participated, encouraged… Photos and videos will be posted sooooon! Meantime, here are a few places we’ll be late summer/early fall….


Twin Cities Zinefest MixerFriday September 21, 6-9pm, Boneshaker Books, 2002-23rd Ave, Minneapolis… Zine readings, delicious snacks by the touring vegan chef Josh Ploeg, and the Fly Away Zine Mobile parked outside with open library/reading hours! 

Twin Cities Zinefest Saturday, September 22, 12-6pm, Powderhorn Park Building, 3400-15th Ave S 
60+ exhibitors! Fly Away Zine Mobile in the parking lot! A table for kids! A pop-up table for those who didn’t get a table, or who have only one zine–so bring your zine and plop it on the table–we’ll sell it for you. Screen Printing on the Cheap doing demos! Food by the touring vegan chef Josh Ploeg! Release of the 2nd Twin Cities Zinefest Encyclopedia (thanks MCAD!)

Twin Cities Zinefest AfterpartySaturday, September 22, 8-11pm, Seward Cafe, 2129 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis… Music (Diva 93, DNR, Velveteens)! Snacks and treats from the amazing touring vegan chef Josh Ploeg. Donations requested–this is a hard working man. Bonfire! $3-5 with proceeds going towards next year’s Zinefest. Free with 2012 Zinefest button-get it at Zinefest for f-r-e-e!


Albuquerque Zine FestSaturday, October 6, 10am-7pm, The Kosmos, 1715-5th St. NW. Tabling of zines, workshops, panel discussions, informal gatherings and sale or bartering of zine-inspired DIY crafts.

Is there anything more awesome than a zine made by a 9-year old?  Thank you Fyn for donating your incredible comics to the zine mobile library — and thank you Lindsey for delivering it : )