Shoppe ~ Magazines & Zines

A selection of hand-picked gems from our downtown Portland store. Minimum order of $8.

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Little Thing #40: Life in the Countryside cover

Little Thing #40: Life in the Countryside

8.5x11, 163 pages, saddle stitched, full color, inc. mini gift cards and blank notebook

Little Thing is a "girly" fashion, lifestyle, and art magazine from China with a global scope. Featuring fashion, housewares, paper goods, printed matter, arts and crafts from makers around the world. English text is limited but it doesn't really matter because Little Thing is all about the visuals. With "small is beautiful" as their guiding principle, each issue has a different theme and includes a die cut paper craft project. This issue's theme in "Life in the Countryside" and includes a set of mini greeting cards and a small box that you assemble yourself, plus a sweet little blank notebook with a cover illustration by Aiko Fukawa.

Artists and makers featured in this issue include Lieke Van Der Vorst, Michelle Housel, Aiko Fukawa, Polly Fern, Ja Soon Kim, Philippa Stanton, Julia Tyroller, Helen Ahpornisiri, Vera Greutink, Emillie Ferris, Claire Read, Ros Lee, Kima, Cone, and Stephanie Birdsong.

$16.95

 
When Language Runs Dry #2: A Zine for People with Chronic Pain and Their Allies cover

When Language Runs Dry #2: A Zine for People with Chronic Pain and Their Allies

5.5"x8.5", 48 pgs., saddle stitched

An oldie but a goodie from 2009 back in print! Chronic pain can have a multitude of causes and manifestations -- injury or illness, some visible, some invisible -- but people who live with it have many common experiences which are explored in When Language Runs Dry. This issue includes personal stories, artwork, Sick: A Visual Account of an Invisible Illness by Annie Murphy, a handout for organizing communication and support within your community of friends and family, and suggested reading. 

$5.00

 
When Language Runs Dry #4: A Zine for People With Chronic Pain and Their Allies cover

When Language Runs Dry #4: A Zine for People With Chronic Pain and Their Allies

8.5"x5.5", 40 pgs., saddle stitched

A zine for those living with chronic pain and their Allies, When Language Runs Dry compiles stories from people of various identities, pains, and ways of coping in often non-traditional ways. Essays, poetry and art encapsulate the physical, sexual, mental, and spiritual struggles of pain and injury, and how pain interacts with public and private life. The main themes in issue #4 cover the intersection of mental illness and physical pain, and opening up to radical self care.

$5.00

 
 
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