“A zine by Janet (writer of Brick: a zine about abortion), Barren is about happily living a childfree life, with writing, cut ‘n’ paste action, and comics. On why she doesn’t want children, the pressure women face to want and have children, what she really thinks when she hears “I’m pregnant!”, shit people say about […]Read More ZINE REVIEW: BARREN a zine about being childfree
A few words from Katie… We’ve had such a busy couple of months! I can’t believe we’re one year old already. I know I go on about it all the time, but that’s because I am truly blown away by all of the support and love you continue to show us. Starting this company during […]Read More May & June 2021 Updates
Will you be my Valenzine? Chloe drew this illustration as a greeting card design for Coin-Operated Press and we are a little bit in love with it! You can check it out now in the Coin-Op Shop and grab your own Valenzine cards to send off to all the wonderful folks in your life that […]Read More Be My Valenzine?
A few January words from Chloe… January is one of my favourite months… I mean, I hate the cold! but it is a fresh start. All of that motivation, and re-birth energy is so conducive to creative brains. In my own world of art I have been re-shaping my business to suit who I am […]Read More VLOG: January 2021
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
Welcome to our December 2020 updates! We hope you had a fantastic festive season, and we want to wish you the happiest of new years! We hope 2021 is treating you well! In today’s vlog, we will be travelling back in time a little, and sharing with you all the wonderful things we got up […]Read More VLOG: December 2020
Welcome to our November 2020 updates! A few words from Katie… We got into the festive spirit SUPER early this year! I think we needed to bring some extra cheer to our house since we’ve been in various stages of lock-down for 9 months by now! So by mid-November, we had the tree up in […]Read More VLOG: November 2020