ZINES, STICKERS, & CARDS

Zines are hand-made and self-published booklets with a history that connects them to other forms of DIY writing including pamphlets, chap books, and blogs. They are an incredibly accessible and flexible format, which allows for a range of stories and experiences and styles, and they have been an important space for feminist, queer, and other radical voices to find a platform. Anyone can make a zine – including you!

I have been reading zines and teaching them in my gender studies classes since the early 1990s. But I didn't make my own zines until 2016 at the age of 51. During a health crisis I started drawing and writing about my experiences and those early rough drawings turned into an ongoing art practice. My zines are a mix of personal and political, and address such topics as the aftermath of cancer treatment, living in the desert, social justice, and dogs. I combine simple line drawings with brief narrative and sometimes collage.

 

I tabled at my first zine fest in 2018 and I love interacting with people who read and buy my work. After years of attending zine events, it has been exciting to be on the other side of the table and I have felt so welcomed by the zine community. Even as I now create other kinds of art, making/selling/trading zines continues to be a central part of my practice and my understanding of myself as an artist.

Prices below (zine and sticker prices include shipping). Email me for payment options (Venmo/Paypal).

The Other Kind of NERD

The Other Kind of NERD

N.E.R.D. refers to "no evidence of recurrent disease." This zine is about living with uncertainty, when you are in a stage that oncology doctors like to call surveillance (2018-2022, 5 issues; each issue 24 pages; b&w; 4.25" x 5.5") $3 each (price includes shipping)

Memento Mori

Memento Mori

Finalist for a 2019 Broken Pencil zine award for best Perzine! "Memento Mori" means "remember, we all must die." How then do we approach death? (2019, 20 pages; 8.25" x 3.5"; b&w). $4 (price includes shipping)

The Last Bottle of Water

The Last Bottle of Water

What does it take for us to stop buying water in plastic bottles? (2018, 20 pages; 4.25" x 5.5"; b&w). $3 (price includes shipping) Free to teachers and water justice activists! Send me an email.

Tracks

Tracks

This zine is about the tenuous coexistence of human and animal life that I observe on my daily walks at the northern edge of Joshua Tree National Park (2017, 24 pages; 8.5" x 5.5"; b&w on cardstock). $10 (price includes shipping)

Directions

Directions

Phrases from friends and teachers that helped sustain me during cancer treatment, imagined as a series of maps offering directions (2017, 26 pages; 8.5" x 5.5"; color on cardstock). $12 (price includes shipping)

A Piece of the Pie

A Piece of the Pie

Love Pie? Love social justice? This zine takes the metaphor "A Piece of the Pie" literally by playfully imagining pies as vehicles for liberation (2017, 36 pages; 7" x 8.5"; color). $12 (price includes shipping)

Sonder

Sonder

This zine juxtaposes random snippets of conversation I heard over the course of one week with fragments from the local newspaper over the same period (2017, 24 pages; 5.5" x 4.25"; b&w). $2 (price includes shipping)

Superbloom Coloring Book

Superbloom Coloring Book

Finding sustainable ways to appreciate the beautiful desert wildflower superblooms! (2019, 12 pages; 7" x 8.5"; b&w). SOLD OUT Some copies available at Soul Connection in Joshua Tree (click for link)

Lexicon of Dogitude

Lexicon of Dogitude

Because sometimes you just want to make puns and do cute dog drawings! (2018, 24 pages; 4.25" x 5.5"; color). SOLD OUT If you'd like to be notified when it's back in stock, send me an email.

Stickers

Stickers

Love is an Infinite Resource 2.5" x 3" clear and hologram die-cut - $3 each Monstera (cheese plant) 2.5" x 2" - $2 More than Adequate 2" x 3" rectangle - $1 Cautiously Optimistic 2" x 3" rectangle - $1 Dog Days of Summer 2" x 3" oval - $1 Piece of the Pie 1.5" x 1.5" round - 50c (price includes shipping)

Mini-Zines

Mini-Zines

Each mini-zine is made from one sheet of folded paper. Various topics. (8 pages each; 2.75" x 4.25"; 2019-2022). $2 each (includes shipping) All five mini-zines $7 (includes shipping)

Desert Plant Bingo Card

Desert Plant Bingo Card

Want to keep track of the different plants you see on your walks? Get your own Desert Plant Bingo card! (2020, 8.5" x 11" color on cardstock) SOLD OUT A few are available at Soul Connection in Joshua Tree (click for link)