Portland Zine Symposium


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© 2017 Portland Zine Symposium

Portland Zine Symposium

Official dates for PZS 2019 will be announced shortly!


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Also: Get hyped for Monster Pageant 2.0: Son of Monster Pageant, our big fundraiser monster party.

Here are pictures from last year’s monster pageant.

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New Location!

PZS 2018 will be at Wattles Boys and Girls Club in the Lents neighborhood of SE Portland. Address: 9330 SE Harold St. Portland, OR 97226

2018 Precipice Fund Grant Recipient

Through the generous funding of PICA, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts & Calligram, Portland Zine Symposium is able to curate a very special line up of zine symposium programming, workshops, and special guests! Stay tuned.

Childcare Provided at PZS this year!

The Marilyn Buck Abolitionist Collective will be providing free childcare during Saturday and Sunday of Portland Zine Symposium. There will also be a lactation station available for nursing parents.

Last year's exhibitors

In 2017, we had two days of zine exhibitors with Saturday & Sunday each having different tablers.

Check out the full list.

2018's Workshop Schedule

Would you like to propose a workshop, panel, or hands on activity for PZS 2018? Email pdxzines@gmail.com


Portland Zine Symposium is in its eighteenth year, and published our annual zine. The zine is themed Autonomy; legal emancipation, adulthood, bodily and political autonomy, cultural and social understanding of adulthood, responsibility, growing up, etc. It is $8 and supports PZS programming.