intro to zines

Intro to Zines workshops resources:

Davida Gypsy Breier’s MetaZine

Davida’s MetaZine: The History and a How-To of Zines Presentation

Rachael Kaun’s History of Zines presentation for Aunty Mabel’s Zine Distro (

What’s So Great About Zines? List

Zine-making resources: 

There are lots of tutorials online about how to make a zine, but here are some of our favorites:


The most frequently used go-to guide for zine-making is Alex Wrekk’s Stolen Sharpie Revolution. Now in its fifth edition, it’s an essential resource for the nitty-gritty of how to make a great-looking zine, where to find zines, zine history, and lots more.

how to make a zine from nicki sabalu on Vimeo.

Jenna Brager’s quick guide to making a one-page mini zine is available at the Sassyfrass Circus blog.

Zinester Celia Pérez created a kid-friendly guide to creating a one-page mini zine for Brightly.

The Experiment With Nature project out of Oregon has a very detailed photo guide to making a one-page mini zine.

To get a little fancier with your mini zine, this photo tutorial from Anatomic Air Press is for creating a 16-page zine out of one piece of paper.