DUM DUM Zine is open for web submissions!

DUM DUM Zine is open for web submissions!

When we're not publishing our annual zine, we're constantly searching for new multi-platform literature and art to share online.
Issue No. 5: POST & PRESENT Now Available Online!

Issue No. 5: POST & PRESENT Now Available Online!

Finally available for purchase online after a year of its original release! Issue No. 5, “POST & Present,” is a postcard book containing a mixture of text and image.
Issue No. 4: LOST & BOUND

Issue No. 4: LOST & BOUND

For DUM DUM Zine's fourth issue, we collected an array of “lost” or discarded objects from free bins, lost and founds, and other public places in Los Angeles.
Issue No. 3: PUNKS & Scholars

Issue No. 3: PUNKS & Scholars

Issue No. 3 "PUNKS & Scholars" is an experimental issue containing writing and multimedia objects that fit inside a 45" record mailer box.
Issue No. 2: LIGHTNESS & DARKNESS

Issue No. 2: LIGHTNESS & DARKNESS

Issue No. 2 is a literature and music album release called "Lightness & Darkness," released in audio form.
Issue No. 1: CITIES & STATES

Issue No. 1: CITIES & STATES

Issue No. 1: CITIES & STATES was released in Los Angeles in the Fall of 2011, printed on a 17x22 broadside on newsprint.
Featured on DUM DUM
LIVING ART: An Artist's Guide to Creating Your Own World, by Aurora Lady

LIVING ART: An Artist’s Guide to Creating Your Own World, by Aurora Lady

Aurora Lady is a mixed media artist who has been an ardent proponent of the DIY ethic since her teen years. She's also our special guest for Friday's inaugural "VOX & Voices" reading + music event at Stories! RSVP here and see more of her work at www.auroralady.com.
Presenting "VOX & Voices" a monthly music & reading series

Presenting “VOX & Voices” a monthly music & reading series

A spankin' new monthly music & reading series hosted every 2nd Friday of the month on the charming patio of Stories Books & Cafe.
DUM DUM Zine is open for web submissions!

DUM DUM Zine is open for web submissions!

When we're not publishing our annual zine, we're constantly searching for new multi-platform literature and art to share online. Show us what you’ve got! We want you to become part of our growing collective of Dummies.
Interview: DUM DUM Gets Femme w/GIRLSCHOOL

Interview: DUM DUM Gets Femme w/GIRLSCHOOL

Get Femme all weekend long with GIRLSCHOOL, this 100% female fronted music fest going all weekend long at the majestic Bootleg Theater
FLASHBACK: Post & Present "Spark" by Chris Daley

FLASHBACK: Post & Present “Spark” by Chris Daley

Chris Daley @escapegrace teaches writing and sometimes even writes. She is co-director of @WritingLA and co-founder of @WordCraftLA
FLASHBACK: Post & Present "You're Not There But I'm Sending This Anyway" by Ashley Hutson

FLASHBACK: Post & Present “You’re Not There But I’m Sending This Anyway” by Ashley Hutson

A. Hutson @a_ahutson Likes to write. Likes to dance. Likes owning pairs of shiny pants. Find her at aahutson.com
FLASHBACK: Post & Present "Burn Fat Faster" by Lizi Gilad

FLASHBACK: Post & Present “Burn Fat Faster” by Lizi Gilad

Lizi Gilad is a first-generation American of Mexican and Israeli descent. She holds and MFA from UC Riverside's low residency program and resides in Southern California. Her prose can be found at The Rumpus and The Volta blog. Follow her on Twitter @lizinka
DUM Studio Visit: Issue 5 artist Christine Nguyen

DUM Studio Visit: Issue 5 artist Christine Nguyen

One of the most challenging--yet rewarding--parts of putting together each issue of DUM DUM Zine is determining the visual elements. Complementing the written work without strangling the words is just as important as showcasing the individual merit of the artwork itself.
DUM DUM Issue No. 5 Release Party @ THE ECHO

DUM DUM Issue No. 5 Release Party @ THE ECHO

Get DUM with us at The Echo and celebrate the release of DUM DUM Zine Issue No. 5: POST & PRESENT. This will also be the official KICKOFF for L.A. Zine Week!! RSVP here, and don't forget to grab your presale tickets, Dummies.
DUM DUM Does MOCA: L.A. Art Book Fair preview tonight!

DUM DUM Does MOCA: L.A. Art Book Fair preview tonight!

It's that time of year again, Dummies--we'll be debuting our annual print issue at this weekend's L.A. Art Book Fair at the Geffen Contemporary @ MOCA. Preview night is tonight from 6-9pm, and we'll be tabling all weekend long!
Thank you for submitting to Issue No. 5!

Thank you for submitting to Issue No. 5!

Thank you for submitting to Issue No. 5! You guys KILLED it. We can't wait to GET PRESENT with everybody at L.A. Art Book Fair and L.A. Zine Fest in 2015. Stay tuned for announcements on our Issue No. 5 celebrations to KICKOFF L.A. Zine Week once again. We have a special venue planned, with...
Issue No. 5: NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

Issue No. 5: NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

Issue No. 5, "POST & Present," will be a postcard book featuring the artwork of Christine Nguyen, completed by your short story or visual submission!