Food zinesters hunger for more taste in writing

Immigrant kids will know this one well.  You’re at school and it’s finally time for lunch. Brown paper bags crinkle, […]

Call for Submissions: Gypsophila

Gypsophila: Saudade Submissions Writing (poetry and prose) as well as illustration and collage and other multimedia. Multiple pieces can be […]

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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 […]

Mr. Monitor

Check for weekly episodes of Mr. Monitor at www.brokenpencil.com/mrmonitor throughout the summer.

Editor’s Note

When I was 17 and looking for people to relate to, Broken Pencil was my enlightenment. The first copy of […]