Zines in Massachusetts

  • Flywheel Arts Collective – Easthampton, MA: A non-profit community arts space that also houses a zine library.
  • Food For Thought Books – Amherst, MA: Local bookstore that has a small number of zines you can buy.
  • Lesley University – Cambridge, MA: A zine collection in the Sherrill Library at Lesley University.
  • Mount Holyoke Zine Club – South Hadley, MA: Student-run zine club looking to start a zine library at Mount Holyoke College.
  • Papercut Zine Library –  Cambridge, MA: Lending zine library with nearly 15,000 zines.
  • Schlesinger Library – Cambridge, MA: Zine collection located in the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.
  • Smith College Girl Zines Collection – Northampton, MA: Archival zine collection “created primarily by young women and girls, who share a strong feminist perspective.”
  • Wellesley University – Wellesley, MA: Zine library in the Wellesley College library.

Other Zine Resources

  • QZAP: The Queer Zine Archive Project – Online archive of queer zines.
  • Barnard Library Zine Collection – Great zine collection located in the Barnard College Library in New York, NY – the website has a comprehensive listing of zine libraries in the US & in other countries.
  • Stolen Sharpie Revolution – Has a useful list of zine distros & stores where you can buy zines, upcoming zine fests, & other zine-related resources.
  • We Make Zines – Active online zine community with forum, groups, & blogs.
  • ZineWiki – “An open-source encyclopedia devoted to zines and independent media.”


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