Announcing the BP Zine Awards Winners 2020!

Well people, it’s official — we have our winners. Find out who won the Broken Pencil Zine Awards 2020, celebrating the best in English language zine publishing!

Call for Submissions: What ‘Bed’ Means to Disabled People

Want your call for submissions included on our list? Email your call-out to [email protected] (do not send your submissions here). Subject line: Call […]

View all Calls for Submissions

Latest Posts

Black Bile is Anything but Precious

By Spencer Gordon Bored by the upper middle class, educated anxieties endlessly detailed in our major literary journals? Tired of bloodless, […]

Brave New Writing Workshops

By Brooke Ford If the feeling of disappointment over the closure of certain indie retailers is sitting heavily, if the news […]

For the Love of a Good Beard

By Grace Evans Rosemary Travale likes to draw things that make her laugh. The Hamilton, Ontario-based artist, participating in this year’s […]

Interview: Ken Sparling

A BP online exclusive By Brooke Ford   Ken Sparling, author of self-publishedHush Up and Listen Stinky Poo Butt, For Those Whom […]

Interview: Joey Comeau

A BP online exclusive By Brooke Ford “The literary world, especially regarding headless monstrosities with incomprehensible messages from beyond the grave, […]

Riot on Campus

An analysis of two books on girl culture By Janine Amin Girl Zines: making media doing feminism by Alison Piepmeier, New […]

Cut and Paste Fish Sticks

Brooke Ford follows Rob Kovitz’s frozen odyssey By Brooke Ford “I have imagined a man who might live as the coldest […]

Escaping Sonja Ahlers

Canada’s collage queen hides out in the Yukon and finds her selves By Hal Niedzviecki Sonja Ahlers is currently hiding out […]

I Want My Web TV!

How low-budget online programs are challenging the network fare By David Silverberg Two hardcore metal musicians are spinning hiphop records at […]

The Winter of Art’s Discontent

During a recession, governments both federal and municipal are on the hunt for places to cut costs and the arts […]