With names like The East Village Inky, Mend My Dress, Dear Stepdad, and I’m So Fucking Beautiful, zines created by girls and women over the past two. Girl Zines has ratings and 16 reviews. Ciara said: i was very pleasantly surprised with this book. i read everything that comes out about zines, & us. Buy Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism by Alison Piepmeier, Andi Zeisler (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and.

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This book was really informational about how zines about feminism came to be. Dec 19, Ciara rated it really liked it Shelves: Zachary Harless rated it it was amazing Jun 22, There are a lot of zine distros out there that are not run by men of questionable ethics to put it politely. I wanted her to tease out a bit more why she kept using “grrrl” to refer to the zines she discusses but then the book is titled “Girl Zines. Zines as a Public Pedagogy of Hope pp. Aug 15, Mecque rated it it was amazing.

I was reading this as research into making girl zines for a project for school. I was very excited when I first heard about this book, because I know the impact feminist zines have had on me and I think some serious academic respect is long overdue. If you want to learn more about feminism, I recommend this book.

I loved that she referenced some of my favorite zines although quite a few didn’t make the cut. I was hoping for a more extensive survey of zines, but Pipmeier seems to focus mostly on about publications.

A great in-depth study on the radical potential of zine making by girls and women and the ensuing community that accompanies this tradition of independent media making. Also, I worry that the academia-speak could make the book inaccessible for someone who isn’t well-versed in theory. Her writings about Doris gave me goosebumps, and has me all excited to re-read my Doris anthology.


What I didn’t like: Open Preview See a Problem? I see a distinction and think that not all zines written by girls are grrrl zines, but I felt she could have addressed that a bit more.

I just reviewed this for Bookforum For some reason that really rubs me the wrong way and gives me pause as to her commitment and real research into the zine world. Books by Alison Piepmeier. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I am pursuing life as a writer in large part because of my experiences with zines. It should be very easy to find reference to why that’s a no-no.

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Oct 04, Kandace rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 29, Trinie rated it liked it. Girl Zines is the first book-length exploration of this exciting movement. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Kayleigh rated it really liked it Jun 23, I had more problems with it the second time round, probably because I was being a bit more critical. I think that anyone looking for some reading into feminism should check this out, it certainly gives you a lot to think about. Emma rated it really liked it Dec 22, As a feminist myself, I really liked discovering more about zinfs different people showed feminism to the world.

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I wanted her to tease out a bit more why she kept using glrl to refer to I reread this to get ready to write about riot grrrl zines.

Mar 26, Saki rated it really liked it Shelves: Exam Copy Please list your piepmeiee, institutional affiliation, course name and size, and institution address. Girl Zines describes key characteristics of a vernacular third-wave feminism by taking a giel of interdisciplinary approaches with contemporary grrrl zines: Not only did it give me some fab quotes to work from as a springboard for ideas, but it gave me a lot of insight as to what types of things I should include, the history of girl zines and helped me create my own direction to move it.

Contact Contact Us Help. Ellen rated it it was amazing Feb 13, As a zine-maker and feminist myself, I was excited to see a scholarly discussion of zine culture.

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