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Hey, zinesters! Comic artists! Writers and creators!

Canada’s largest festival of zines and underground culture returns this Fall to Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Winnipeg!

Mark your calendars!
Registration opens August 15, 2017

over at the BP online store! 

Canzine Toronto will be taking place on Saturday October 21, 2017, 1pm-7pm, Art Gallery of Ontario (317 Dundas St. West) free

Canzine Winnipeg / The Winnipeg Anarchist Bookfair will be taking place on Saturday October 28, 2017, 12pm-6pm, Millenium Library, Winnipeg Public Library, 251 Donald Street, free with $5 suggested donation.

Canzine Vancouver will be taking place on Sunday, November 5, 2017,  1-7pm, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings St., free with $5 suggested donation.

This year, we are pleased to add a zine fair in Calgary to our Canada-wide festival of zines!

Canzine Calgary will be taking place on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 12pm – 6pm at Saturday, November 4, 2017, from 12pm-6pm at  Memorial Park Library and Arts Space, 1221 2 St SW

 For questions and ideas, or to volunteer email: CANZINE@BROKENPENCIL.COM.

To make sure you get all up to date information about everything Canzine and Broken Pencil, please sign up for the Broken Pencil e-newsletter here.

The Canzine Festival of Zines and Underground Culture was first held in Toronto in 1995. Since its inception, Canzine events in Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax have displayed thousands of zines and small press works and hosted hundreds of writers and performers. Canzine is organized by Broken Pencil: The Magazine of Zine Culture and the Independent Arts.

For more information about Canzine, email

Canzine Poster by Adam Waito

Hello and welcome! Our website is updated daily, and our magazine comes out 4 times a year. We are the world's only magazine and website devoted to zines, comics and the underground print revolution.

To start, enjoy 4 free reads! After that, please support us! Subscriptions to the magazine and all access to the website can be purchased for less than $2 a month. Become a zine hero and help us champion the truly independent press!