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Collins Library Zine Collection: Zine Events

Ongoing Events

Sheltered In Place: COVID-19 Zine Diaries Project

The Washington Center for the Book invites Washingtonians of all ages to submit their COVID-19 stories to the Sheltered in Place: COVID-19 Zine Diaries Project. Rolling submissions will be accepted throughout the summer. 

Find more details about the project, including submission guidelines, online at

JULY 2021: International Zine Month

July is International Zine Month! Every year, zinester Alex Wrekk (founder of IZM and author of Stolen Sharpie Revolution) creates a flyer that highlights zine-related activities to do each day in July.

Check out this year’s flyer, available for download, and use the hashtag #IZM2021 to share your celebrations!

International Zine Month 2021 Poster

Regional Zine Fests & Events

As you may have gathered, the Pacific Northwest is rich in zine activity! This list includes recurring (seasonal and annual) events in our region. Are you organizing a zine event in Tacoma or the local region that should be featured on this page? If so, we'd love to hear from you! Please let us know about your zine event by emailing Katy Curtis, de facto Zine Librarian, at