in order of appearance. any monetary support upwards of $10 to any artist or combination of artists via paypal/venmo or through buying their art entitles you to a physical copy of this zine. some artists have suggested making donations to organizations instead of directly to them which counts as well! email any proof to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Miranda Reinert, editor + writer:
Miranda Reinert is the sole individual behind Chicago based zine press, Wendy House Press. She's also an uninspiring barista and will be starting law school this fall in Philadelphia. You can follow her on Twitter @pitymeforever for musings on emo, info on new zine releases, and vague references to embarrassing garbage she watches on youtube.
Mikaela Palermo, graphic illustrator:
Mikaela Jane Palermo transforms life into an image, and images into life. She is a self-taught artist of all mediums, known best for stippling realism portraiture and digital illustrations. Her artwork covers a variety of subjects, but her influence stems from the emotion and vitality evoked in punk music, pop culture, and the 90's. The organic flow of her work is showcased in her fascination with nature and morbid imagery. Mikaela brings forward the personalities of her subjects while exhibiting a little of her own with individual style. Mikaela is originally from Adelaide, Australia and currently lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Follow Mikaela on Twitter @mikaelajpalermo and Instagram @mikaelajane. For commissions, contact email@example.com. You can support her via venmo @mikaelajpalermo or paypal using the email listed above.
Manon Raupp, collage artist:
Manon Raupp co-runs Hidden Bay Records, runs the Ductus Pop Zine & plays in the slowcore duo Docks. She is based in Toulouse, France. For this zine, she provided the editor's favorite piece of visual art, the collage you see on page 6.
Follow her and the phenomenal Ductus Pop Zine on Tumblr, Twitter @ductuspop, and Facebook.
Hope Ankney, writer + playlist curator:
Hope Ankney is a 23 year old music junkie from Atlanta,Georgia who just loves being immersed in any music scene who'll have her. She has worked as an on-air radio personality, community and pop culture news director, an entertainment social
media marketer, and a music journalist/interviewer for a few publications. She also love creative writing, and that is my real passion outside of entertainment. If you want to check out any prior work she's done in the music scene, The Alternative and The Highlight Zine are her main publications.
Follow her on Twitter @hope_ankleknee and Instagram @heart.vandelay. You can support her via her venmo @HopeJay22.
Joshua Jones, poet:
Joshua Jones is a writer and poet from Llanelli, South Wales. He is currently based in Bristol, where he fronts an industrial punk & hip-hop influenced project, under the name Human Head. He released the debut Human Head EP 'Sorry, I Wasn't Listening' through Beth Shalom Records last December.
Follow him on Twitter @nothumanhead, Instagram @joshuajonespoet / @humanheadhumanhead, and Facebook.
Danielle Chelosky, writer:
Danielle Chelosky is a music and culture journalist based in New York. Currently she’s the editorial intern at Consequence of Sound as well as MetalSucks. She also freelances for publications such as Bandcamp, Hard Noise, The FADER, and more. She's a sophomore at Sarah Lawrence College, studying nonfiction writing and literature. Reach her via email.
Follow her on Twitter @dniellechelosky and Instagram @daniellechelosky.
Shaina Gatton, visual artist:
Shaina Gatton is a 20 year old neuroscience major/studio arts minor at Pitt. She loves to paint and draw and her career goal is to become a veterinary surgeon. She is currently taking painting or drawing commissions on her art instagram.
Follow her on Instagram @shaina.paint and Twitter @shainasmiles. Support link goes to her venmo @ShainaGatton.
Yuji Aoyama, poet:
Yuji Aoyama is a half-japanese, half-romanian poet who likes writing about clouds and dreaming about music. His terribly opinionated reviews can be found at chickenscratchconcerto.wordpress.com.
Follow him on Twitter @olkiswerve. Support Yuji via paypal using his email address firstname.lastname@example.org, also linked in the button on the right.
Mike LeSuer, writer:
Mike wrote his bio as "personal biographer for train’s patrick monahan and caretaker of patrick’s son, pat." but I want you to know he writes brilliant, funny, music based stuff on his personal website + for Flood Magazine. He asks that instead of donating to him, you make a donation to Bernie Sanders or Musicares covid relief fund!
Follow him on Twitter @mike_lesuer.
Johnny Hwong, photographer:
Johnny Hwong is a street photographer based in New York City. As you can imagine, this period of not being out on the streets and interacting with people is a new world for him, so he's focusing on other parts of his craft right now. He just released a photo book entitled "you are here" in January, which can be found in the link to the right.
His website is www.hwongexposure.me and you can follow him on Instagram @hwong.exposure.
Darcy Han, poet:
Darcy Han is an upcoming Kdrama screenwriter and poet with a love for finding the strangeness in people and daily life and watching it come alive through her works. Whether it be movies or general living, the eccentricities and unique parts of living are what inspire her to write most and share messages in beautiful ways.
Follow her on social media @ehdarcy.
Teri Anderson, textile artist:
Teri Anderson creates work that looks into the idea of craft in art, textiles, installation and sculpture to create a linear or surreal environment which the audience have to inhabit. The work links to her heritage and how textiles were key in their family history including sample machinists and pattern cutters. Building on this Teri proposes an art practise which incorporates a craft based techniques into the art based discipline of installation.
See more of her work on her website teriandersonsite.wordpress.com and follow her on social media on Twitter @teriandersonartist and Instagram @tinyteri13.
Meghan Gillotte, writer:
Meghan Gillotte is a 24 year old cat owner and general creative person. She works too hard for not enough money as the only competent front desk person and social media manager at a dog daycare in Chicago, Illinois. She also graciously deals with this zine maker's paper and printing mess in our living room everyday.
Follow her on Twitter @gillottefusion and Instagram @melizalotte.
Kayla Carmicheal, writer:
Kayla Carmicheal is a writer and marketer from Chicago, Illinois based in Boston. She also runs the social media accounts for Lost + Found Touring and Management and contributes to music blogs The Alternative and The Grey Estates.
Follow her on Instagram @kaycarmeezy and Twitter @carmikeall.
Sara Barry, writer:
Sara Barry is an Egyptian-American writer and musician from the (occasionally) great state of New Jersey. Technically she has an English degree, but sometimes she's really bad with words. She makes music under the name Teen Idle, which you can find on all streaming platforms (spotify, bandcamp). Right now, she’s putting the finishing touches on a quarantine music compilation whose proceeds will go to a coronavirus relief fund.
Follow her on Instagram @teenidlemusic and Facebook. Support her via Venmo @sarabarryy or buy her music on Bandcamp!