Love Me, Love My Belly zine no. 3

Love Me, Love My Belly is a half-size zine composed of art, creative nonfiction, and poetry—an annual print zine dedicated to the acceptance of self and imperfection as beauty. It’s about the space between us, our differences, our scars, our wobbly bits, and our power as it relates to the bodies we live in. » available in our shop

CONTRIBUTORS

Kelly Lorraine Andrews, Sossity Chiricuzio, Brendan Gillett, Nicole Havekost, Cathy Immordino, Sonja Johanson, Negesti Kaudo, Laurie Kolp, Mandem, Caroline Plasket, and Molly Raynor.

COVER & BINDING

Our cover art for this issue is a hypermobility study by artist Mandem.

LMLMB no. 3 is handbound by Nicci using heavy thread. Cover: inkjet printed on matte paper. Guts: laser printed on bright white, 24# paper.

Love Me, Love My Belly zine (no. 2)

LMLMB no. 2 is composed of the work of 2 creative nonfiction essayists, 9 poets, 1 short story writer, and 3 artists. This half-size zine is 44 pages and bound & trimmed by hand, also with a color cover. | available via Etsy | $9.50

From the website: “Love Me, Love My Belly is an annual print zine dedicated to the acceptance of self and imperfection as beauty. It’s about the space between us, our differences, our scars, our wobbly bits, and our power as it relates to the bodies we live in.”

Contributors:

Rose Lemberg – poetry
Shannon Curtin – poetry
Katharyn Howd Machan – poetry
Coco Owen – poetry
Sandra Anfang – poetry
Keri Withington – poetry
Mimi Emig – poetry
Minadora Macheret – poetry
Shanna Williams – poetry
Bev Magennis – creative nonfiction
Kamala Bremer – creative nonfiction
Nancy Devine – fiction
Angie Reed Garner – art
Celia Yost – art
Nicci Mechler – art

Reading Chapbook Manuscripts Through April 1

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The press is reading chapbook manuscripts through April 1, 2014. We’re looking for 12-28 page works with a cohesive thread, tight focus, and are particularly interested in works with a strong sense of place or identity.

Manuscript announcements & excerpts for chaps accepted in the 2014 season will pop up on the blog in the coming weeks. Pre-orders are available in our shop via Etsy. Those electing to pre-order will be the first (after the writers & poets) to receive special edition copies.

Love Me, Love My Belly, a body image zine printed by PP, has closed for submission. Submission responses have gone out for everything, and we’re awaiting final confirmations before going ahead with layout and proofing. We anticipate that the zine will surface sometime between late April & early May.