Wednesday, January 15, 2003

Zine Reviews

Zine Reviews
Stacey Greenberg

The East Village Inky is the “mother” of all mothering zines. Ayun Halliday writes and draws about life in New York with two kids. She also has an awesome book called The Big Rumpus that is hilarious and a must read for moms. To find out more, go to

The Edgy Catin Mama is a feminist homeschooling zine. Please read this before deciding you know anything about homeschooling! To subscribe send $8 to Nina Packebush, 1102 Hiatt Ct., Sultan, WA 98294.

Esperanza: A Zine Where Hope Springs Maternal is created by a budding writer and mama to twins who shares my passion for the perfect slice of pizza. #2 should be done by the time you read this. To get a copy send an email to!

Miranda: Motherhood and other Adventures is a zine by a Portland, Oregon mama who is a former Peace Corps volunteer with a literary flair. I especially love Miranda’s reviews and reading lists. To find out more, check out

Placenta Zine is a punk rock vegan parenting zine by another one of my online mama friends. Issue #1 includes the most romantic birth story ever! Email for more details!

Zuzu and the Babycatcher is my new favorite zine. (Because I secretly want to be a midwife!) It is completely hand drawn and hilarious. You must order this zine! Check out for more info.

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