Are you okay? written and performed by Katie MayesIllustration by Chloe Henderson This month we are celebrating all things poetry! The Coin-Operated Press team loves a good poetry zine! so we are making our own this January! Check out our call for submissions, and submit to our Scottish Poetry zine now!!Read More Are you okay? Poetry Reading & Illustration
Applications are now open for our zine celebrating Scottish Poetry! Grab your pens, laptops, typewriters, or ink and quill and get writing your best impression of Rabbie Burns, or an ode to a deep-fried mars bar, or a haiku about that time you stepped on a thistle, a heartfelt sonnet about your first time catching […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Scottish Poetry Zine
Spooky scary skeletons called our contributors forth to submit their hair-raising work to our very first Coin-Operated Press Hallozine! Grab your broomstick, sharpen your fangs, carve your pumpkins, and channel all of your ghostly energy to enjoy the creepy creations in our Halloween zine! In this zine you will find poetry, illustrations, recipes, short stories, […]Read More SHOP: Hallozine
What is Blackout Poetry? A blackout poem is created most often using a black marker, to cover established text, for example: newspaper articles, cut up book pages, magazines, letters, etc. The creator redacts the words from the established text using the marker until a poem is formed. The most important thing to remember about blackout […]Read More How To: Blackout Poetry
CALLING ALL LGBT+ FOLKS! Zine call-out for poetry. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Send us your words! We want to create a zine that spreads awareness of invisible illness, chronic pain, and disability within the queer community. It Share your confusion, your anxiety, your anger, and your activism. Share your passions, your goals, your achievements. […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: We Are Here Poetry Zine!
The Edinburgh Festivals might be cancelled this year, along with countless other wonderful arts events around the world… and we are all feeling super bummed out by this blow to the arts community… but I am here today to list a bunch of awesome virtual art happenings that you can check out to help support […]Read More Virtual Festivals Events Calendar
Coin-Operated Press Festivals Zine! Applications are now open! We were so gutted to learn that the Edinburgh Festivals were cancelled this year – and so many other wonderful festivals throughout the world – due to Covid-19! This is a massive blow to the art community, so we wanted to celebrate our love for festivals, music, […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Festivals!
Printed Zine Price: £4.00+P&P £1.50UK or £3.50International Coin-Operated Press’s first ever collaborative zine is out now! This edition is all about the COVID-19 crisis, and our current Lockdown situation. Our collaborators responded with their thoughts on the crisis, social distancing, how they have been affected, what they are looking forward to once we start to […]Read More SHOP: Quaranzine
Printed Zine Price: £3+P&P £1.50UK or £3.50International Has Issues is a cut and paste zine, created purely from terrible “women’s interest” magazines. Inside you will find collaged artwork, and poetry constructed from the content’s of the trashy magazine pages. This edition focuses on how much Chloe hates the beauty industry. Head over to the shop […]Read More SHOP: Has Issues Zine by Chloe Henderson
Coin-Operated Press Quaranzine! Applications are now open for Coin-Operated Press’s first ever collaborative zine! We are super excited to make our first zine with you, and we cannot wait to receive your submissions. This month’s theme is all about the COVID-19 crisis, and our current Lockdown situation. We would love you to respond with your […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Quaranzine!