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INTERVIEWS
with grrrl, lady, queer, trans (*whoever we are*)
zine editors and distributors
from all over the world

*All interviews conducted from 1999 to 2008.

*Except if noted otherwise these interviews are all done by me (Elke Zobl).



*Click on the links or the images below to access the interviews.
Personal and political
NEW!
California, USA
+ make/ shift magazine: "Contemporary Feminist Culture"
An interview with
Jessica Hoffmann and Daria Yudacufski

NEW!

Monterrey, NL, México
viva adelita
+ Viva Adelita: "Fuerza Revolucionaria"
An interview with Sabina Barat
NEW!
Philadelphia, USA
+ The La-La Theory: "The Language of Love... For Zines!"
An interview with Katie Haegele
NEW!
NJ, USA


+ Danger! Hole: "Feminism Loves You..."
An interview with Liouxsie Doyle
NEW!
Edinburg, USA

+ Hermana, Resist: "Healing Communities by Writing"

An interview with Noemi Martinez
NEW!
Tijuana, México
+ Madame Anatema: Solidarity, Feminism and Culture Without Borders
An interview with Stephanie & Inés
NEW!
Tübingen, Germany
+ Wolverette - "Taking you and your GRRRLness seriously"
An Interview with
Dodo B.
NEW!
Jerusalem, Israel
+ Fallopian Falafel: "...bringing the Riot Grrrl culture to the Holy Land"
An interview with
Hadass S. Ben-Ari
NEW!
Perth, Australia

+ Dumpling Diary, Little Venus...and more of secrets and love
An interview with
Sandy von Delicious
NEW!
Hamburg, Germany


+ Plotki- a feminist zine
An Interview with
Anna Voswinckel

N
EW!
Linköping, Sweden
  + Ladies First Distro: "Just getting it out there."
An Interview with Sanna
NEW!
Oakland, CA
USA
+ CienFuegos: Teaching Personal Politics
An Interview with Sara Falls
NEW!
Nottingham, England

+ Subtext: Feminism, Politics & Culture Magazine
An interview with Gill


N
EW!
Bonn, Germany


+ Toilet Paper zine: Changing views by communicating
An interview with Alva Dittrich

N
EW!
Barcelona, Spain


+ xStrength&Couragex zine: Smashing Gender Roles
An interview with
Michelle


N
EW!
California,
USA


+ GRRRL Zines A-GO-GO

An interview with Kim


Vienna, Austria

+ Cuntstunt: Here we are!
An interview with elke, eva and esther


Tel Aviv, Israel


Patrol


+ The zine Patrol: Reflecting daily life in Tel Aviv
An interview with Noya


Lima, Perú
Dos Chicas

+ Dos Chicas: A grrrl zine in Lima

An interview with Eliana
Zagreb, Croatia


+CROW: Promoting gender equality in Croatia's only bilingual women's e-zine

An interview with Nevenka Sudar

Tijuana,
Mexico


+ Self-publishing in Tijuana
An interview with La Linea and Bulbo Press

Den Haag,
The Netherlands

+ Bunnies on Strrike: This is resistance the way we see it
An interview with Tanja of Bunnies on Strike
Brisbane,
Australia

+ Personality Liberation Front: Exploring feminism and punk at its best
An interview with Kylie Lewis

Manila, Philippines


Victoria,
Australia

 

+ 100 % feminist! Pretty Ugly
An interview with Kelly




Sydney,
Australia
+ Vanessa's world in more than 100 zines
An interview with Vanessa Berry


Adelaide,
Australia

+ A Show of Hands: Stories of Inspiration

An interview with Michelle de Cean
Warsaw,
Poland

+ Emancypunx:
Creating space for women and making different perspectives visible in Poland
An interview with Yen

Vienna,
Austria




+ " Girls, keep on getting the word out!" The Austrian zine NYLON is spreading the f-word

An interview with Sonja Eismann and Vina Yun from NYLON



Mettlach,
Germany



+ "It's not just boy's fun!"

An interview with Elena Stoehr


Dublin,
Ireland


+ Lighting a Fire of Thoughts and Ideas: Ideas is Matches
An interview with Clodagh

Keyport,
USA


+ Creating community amongst disabled grrrls! Driving Blind
An interview with Erin H.

Eugene,
US

+ "Do it. Sit down. Make it. That's all."
PERSEPHONE IS PISSED!
An interview with Olivia

Long Beach,
USA

+ C like Consistency and F like Feminism! Yellow Three gets the word out
An interview with Jackie Joice


Saint Albans,
USA

+ The Personal is Political:
Love Letter Zine

An interview with Thara Harris


Portland,
USA



+ I want an emotionalized revolution!
Rock Star With Words

An interview with Johanna


Toronto,
Canada


+ Good Girl! Communicating across difference and building community among Canadian Women
An interview with Nikko Snyder

San Francisco,
US



+ "I love being able to get my ideas out there and have them read."
BITCH: Feminist Response to Pop Culture
An interview with Lisa Miya-Jervis



Cleveland,
US



+ For ladies and all their friends:
LADYFRIEND zine

An interview with Christa Donner


Germany





+ Neid: "To do a magazine is one of our ways - to get what we want!"

Ein Interview mit Ina Wudtke (1999) (IN GERMAN!)

Germany


+ regina
Ein Interview mit Regina Möller (1999)
(IN GERMAN!)
Germany


+ heikes laespencomics
Ein Interview Heike Anacker (1999)
(IN GERMAN!)
Vienna,
Austria


+ NO Comics
Ein Interview mit Linda Bilda (1999)
(IN GERMAN!)
Vienna,
Austria
\

+ Rosa: Ein Schweinecomix
Ein Interview mit Ilse Kilic (1999)
(IN GERMAN!)
Singapore

+There are not enough hours in the day for all the bitching I have to do!
An interview with Lynette

Riot grrrl
NEW!
Limoges,
France
+ Park it up your arse - "This zine is for all of us 'weirdos'!"
An Interview with
Leigh Ann

Prague,
Czech Republic



+ Bloody Mary
: Spreading feminist ideas in the Czech Republic

An interview with
Emca Revoluce

The Netherlands

 


+ Riot Grrrl Europe: Establishing a DIY Feminist Movement in Europe

An interview with Hilde


Kuala Terengganu
, Malaysia

+ Stop Sexism with Style!
Grrrl:Rebel

An interview with Carol and Elise

Buenos Aires,
Argentina



+ Support our Riotgrrrl Revolution!

An interview with Pinkpunkies' Lil

Music / art / pop culture
NEW!
Ljubljana, Slovenia
+The Curved/ Stripburger/ Pssst... :
"Artfully transforming society
"

An Interview with Tea
NEW!
Hrvatska,
Croatia

+ Unzine: "More Than Words"
An Interview with Rafaela Drazic
     

N
EW!
Leeds,
England

+ Colouring Outside The Lines: "Everyone Can Be Creative"
An Interview with
Melanie

N
EW!
Sheffield,
England

+ Lola and the Cartwheels: "Boogie D.I.Y. Riot-Style!"
An Interview with
Emma, Charlotte, & Nicola
NEW!
Leipzig,
Germany

NEW!
Brooklyn, USA
+ Abbycomix: Rock&roll soap-opera-stylin' mini-comics about life
An Interview with
Abby Denson
NEW!
Switzerland/ Germany
+ Elend & Vergeltung - a zine by aging cultural producers
An Interview with
Isabel Reiss
     
NEW!
Brussels/ Paris/ Frankfurt

+ Anattitude Magazine: Representing Attitude in Hiphop
An interview with Jeanette Petri, aka Jee-Nice
     
NEW!
Luleå, Sweden
+ Sisters Distro
An interview with Marlene

N
EW!
Washington,
USA

+Oblivous Nation Zine

An interview with Cheyanne Payne
(aka) Miss Oblivious

South Africa

+ Get a name, and some paper, and do it!! Silent Screams
An interview with Jen


Whitehouse Station,
US

+ KITTY MAGIK:

The complete Marisa Magik Interview

By D. Mess



Chicago,
US
+ Magik on VENUS:
An interview with Amy Schroeder


By Marisa Handren




Sao Paolo,
Brazil
&
Chicago,
US

+ "Zine making is a way to exist."
An interview with two zine editors:
Isabella Gargiulo from BENDITA (Sao Paolo, Brazil) and Amy Schroeder from VENUS (Chicago, USA)

Tokyo,
Japan


+ CATCH THAT BEAT!
An interview with Yayoi

Bi, Lesbianism, Queer and Transgender

N
EW!
Winnipeg, Canada

+ trans.zine!
An Interview with
Steph & Penner
NEW!
London, England

+ Kink, Story Zines and many more...
An Interview with
Charlotte Cooper

Riverside, California

+ Digress Magazine and Queer Zinesters Have Lives Too
An interview with Annie Knight

Vancouver, Canada


+ The zine Femme Vitale: Reclaiming Femmeninity
An interview with Tara Robertson from Vancouver, Canada

Toulouse, France

+It's raining dykes in France!
An interview with Esther aka LOLAGOUINE, editor of Il pleut de goiune

Oslo, Norway

+ Doing feminism and fighting for queer freedom: OvaryAction
An interview with Val

New York, USA

+ Featuring queer-themed creativity: Queer Ramblings
An interview with Sandra R. Garcia

Toronto, Canada

+ The Fence: A new place of power for bisexual women
An interview with Cheryl Dobinson
Melbourne,
Australia

+ Woami: Celebrating female queer culture, altern