Taken from an email written by the super cute Maddy. "Hello all You might have already been contacted by some people for the following events, but I thought I'd package it all together for you, as these three amazing zine fairs are all happening in September! So get your photocopiers, glue and staplers ready, September is going to be the Month of the Zine Fair. **** PENRITH REGIONAL GALLERY'S INAUGURAL SPRING ZINE FAIR Saturday 1st of September, 10am to 5pm. We would like to invite you to participate in Penrith Regional Gallery's(PRG) inaugural Spring Zine fair, to be held in the gallery grounds. The Fair has been scheduled to coincide with 'Zine Factory', a PRG exhibition/workshop project featuring Leigh Rigozzi and Miss Helen*(THAT'S ME!). The Fair will feature croquet, food stalls and live music, as well as talks by Sue Pedley and zine expert Glenn Barkley (Art curator for the University of Wollongong). The day can even roll on into the night with a FREE indigenous screening at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith. We are also inviting zine fair participants to exhibit a few zines in the exhibition. Please email your name, phone number and whether you'd like a half or whole table to Anne Loxley: VERGE ARTS FESTIVAL & ZINE FAIR Friday 14th of September, 6pm to 10pm "Twilight market & zine fair" on Science Road, Sydney University. Markets open from 6pm to 10pm (we're getting extra lighting etc. for this area) Possible band line up (unconfirmed)- Cuthbert & the nightwalkers, Cloud Control , Richard in Your Mind- bands start at 7pm. Registration fee: $5 Please email Irina Belova for more information or to register: NATIONAL YOUNG WRITERS FESTIVAL & THIS IS NOT ART Independent Press Fair Sunday 30th of September, 12 to 6pm The Newcastle Zine and Independent Press Fair is one of the largest events of its kind in the world, and certainly the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. Drawing together all manner of zinesters, comics nerds, general artists and small / independent publishers, it takes place as part of the ever sprawling This Is Not Art Festival, alongside a huge array of zine and independent publishing related workshops, panels, forums and general good times. This year attendance is confirmed from virtually everyone who could approximately be referred to as a 'zine or small press luminary'. But it's not too late to get your zine on the table! For table bookings and information on the fair, as well as other zine and independent publishing-related activities, get in contact with us via email: "