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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

March 18Hugo House's Zine Archive & Publishing Project Presents:Local Zinesters ReadA benefit for ZAPP.7 local zinesters onstage. Potluck at 6 p.m.; reading at 7 p.m.4 to 8 bucks.zines@hugohouse.orgFeaturing:Neely Bat ChestnutHazel PineAlexis WolfMiss ObliviousEllery RussianLaila HassanRonni TartlettEllery Russian, aka Hellery Homosex has been doing zines sincethe age of thirteen. Ellery's most circulated zine is "Ring of Fire", azine about (dis)ability, sexuality and gender. Ellery was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, and works as a Physical Therapist and Collective Member at Left Bank Books.Alexis Wolf is a recently returned Seattle native. She lives by the railroad tracks and is trying to get good at drawing pictures of bears. For three years she has been make the zine Ilse Content. Recently she edited a compilation zine about grandparents, called Grand. She runs Use Your Words press and has released books with SSO Press of Olympia. Her readings are often performance based and include a fair bit of audio collage. She can be contacted at Bat Chestnut started writing zines as a young lass. She loves piles of, fabric, flowers, mail, and friends. Penpals are a must.She has written the zines "Mend My Dress" and "Dear Stepdad".She can be contacted at neely_ohara@hellokitty.comHazel Pine spends a ridiculous amount of time around zines, She writes zines, ("Cursive Bomb") works around zines and is a general zine nut. She believes personal zines will be the saving grace of us all, and hopes she can be a small part of that. She can be contacted at Oblivious:Inspired by condemned sake' houses, salty seashores and dustbowl glamour. She has been making zines since the Eary 90s, starting with her zine "Cunt Fear". Her most recent zine "Oblivious Nation: True Underground Mishaps" has been published monthly since March 2005. She is a proud contributer to She is also an established dollmaker & artist you can check out her stitching at and at IHEARTRUMMAGE.Laila Hassan and Ronni Tartlett:In 2001, tired of yelling and rending their garments whenever they read the news about the Middle East, Laila and Ronni realized that they could put their rants on paper and force them onto the public. The Missing Peace: Truth and Justice in Israel / Palestine was born. Laila is Palestinian and Irish Catholic. Ronni is a radical Jew. They are so happy they found each other. They can be reached at

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