Coin-Operated Press is made possible through the patronage of our community – our fans and contributors – our family. Every pound donated helps us build a space for artists, writers, and creators to come together and share their ideas, and have their voices heard. We welcome our community of an open, fluid, collective of people, of […]Read More Support Coin-Operated Press on Patreon
In this zine, Coin-Operated Press is calling you to make protest banners that showcase your LGBTQIA+ PRIDE!!! We would love for you to share with us your illustrations, drawings, paintings, collage, photography, and any other creative medium you can think of to create a pride protest banner. Your banner will be displayed alongside many others […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Pride Is A Protest
Coin-Operated Press are so excited to present a whole bunch of protest banner-making workshop to celebrate Pride month 2022! 10th June 2022 14:00-16:00 Pride Protest Banner-Making Workshop Edinburgh – The Salisbury Centre 14th June 2022 14:00-16:00 Pride Protest Banner-Making Workshop Edinburgh – Sketchy Beats Cafe 16th June 2022 14:00-16:00 Pride Protest Banner-Making Workshop Dundee – […]Read More PRIDE Protest Banner Making Workshops
As part of Coin-Operated Press’ 2nd Birthday celebrations, we held a tiny zine-fair at Blunt Knife Co. in Edinburgh. Marion and Emma, who run the shop on Thistle Street have always been such wonderful supporters of us that we couldn’t think of a better place to hold our first ever in-person zine fair. And the […]Read More 2nd birthday zine fair!
In this zine, Coin-Operated Press has given space to chronically iconic zinesters, who all share their stories of living with chronic illnesses and disabilities. Rest your weary body, unpack your favourite stim tool, take your meds, and settle in to enjoy the work of 31 contributors. Inside this zine you will find notes on the […]Read More Making the We Are Chronically Iconic Zine
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th of May was the Edinburgh Zine Festival, run by Edinburgh Zine Library. We were initially invited to be part of the Saturday shenanigans, but were delighted when we were asked to host a table on both days! Loading up my suitcase with as many zines, badges, stickers, and plectrums as […]Read More EDINBURGH ZINE FESTIVAL
We are beyond thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the Creative Scotland Inclusion fund for 2022. During the pandemic, and beyond, it became clear that we needed to offer a comfortable space where people could come and hang out, make art, relax, and spend time in their community – and we are glad […]Read More Creative Scotland Inclusion Fund!
WE WANT YOUR ZINES IN THE COIN-OPERATED PRESS DISTRO!!! Do you make zines? Coin-Operated Press wants to sell them in our zine distro! We will sell your zines through our online store and in person while tabling at different zine fairs, markets, and events. We sell your zines at the retail price that you set, […]Read More Coin-Operated Press Zine Distro
Coin-Operated Press is asking you to roll for initiative and submit your art and writing to our Dungeons and Dragons inspired zine! Roll up a character sheet, grab your dice bag, and bring your chaotic goblin energy to regale us with tales of your party’s adventures, swap stories of your favourite battles, share with us […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Dungeons & Dragons Zine
We are so delighted to announce that we will be tabling at Edinburgh Zine Fest 2022 at the Fruitmarket Warehouse with Edinburgh Zine Library! We can’t wait to see all of your wonderful faces. But do remember this is a covid-safe event! Some attendees and exhibitors are vulnerable, so don’t forget to mask up. Where: […]Read More Edinburgh Zine Fest 2022