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Found: The Tip of an Iceberg

If there's one thing most people managed to retain from high school English class,  it's ol' Papa's metaphor for writing a short story. Toronto writer Aldrin Ta...
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Our New Site is Alive!

As you may have noticed, Broken Pencil has a new website! It's still very much a work in progress, so expect to see some changes in the near future. As you can ...

Drawn and Devoured

Check out 'Drawn and Devoured,' a blog created by illustrator Katherine Verhoeven to showcase the menus of Toronto restaurants. She visits said restaurants, sam...

A Month of Zinesters: Krissy Durden

Heading to the States, we visit zinester and We Make Zines creator Krissy Durden. Based in: Portland, Oregon Bio: Krissy has been making zines under the n...

Toronto Zine Swap this Wednesday

This Wednesday (July 27th) Broken Pencil and Hart House Library are holding a Zine Swap in honour of the last week of International Zine Month. Hosted in the...

Toronto Stands Up for its Libraries

Toronto's kinda freaking out right now. We've long been anticipating a list of potential cuts throughout the city as proposed by KPMG, a consulting firm the ...