New release! Featuring Bookseller Monica & Bookseller Victoria! Do you love your local bookstore? Do you sometimes dream of a safe space where you can go to lose yourself to fantasy, to silently dream of all the wonderful titles you could take home and read for yourself? Sounds like you already know about Bookstore Magic! This zine is filled with essays, fiction, poetry, comics, illustrations, and more about our love of some of the best places in the world: our local bookstores.
Featuring essays by Victoria Mier, Joshua James Amberson and Nadine Schneider, poetry by Katie Haegele and Joe Carlough, collage art & writing by Bratty Bre and Monica Robinson, some steamy fiction by Katrina N. Lewis, comics by Emma Jon-Michael Frank and Defectivepudding, and an adorable cover by Nathan Cunliffe, Bookstore Magic is the kind of zine you’ll find yourself picking up over and over again—and maybe it’ll even inspire you to head to your local bookstore and find something new.
Bookstore Magic is brought to you by Joe Carlough, Katie Haegele, and Victoria Mier, and released by Displaced Snail just in time for Independent Bookstore Day 2023, April 29th.
Edited by Joe Carlough & Katie Haegel. Stitched spine zine. 35 pages. Published by Displaced Snail Publications, 2023.