KC Zine Con is… (more than) the Midwest’s DIY Publishing fest!
Zines are self-published DIY publications, typically made using a copy machine. Once a year at KC Zine Con, participants exhibit, sell, and trade their independently published zines, comix, books, newspapers, anthologies, tracts, pamphlets, and DIY radical readables of many forms. At this free event, anyone can come and wander the tables, chat with the incredible artists, make a whole host of new friends, and get tons of zines!
In addition to the annual fest, we also hold workshops in the community. We’re an entirely volunteer-run organization, and do what we do out of a love for zine culture.