DUM DUM Zine is now open for ongoing web submissions!

DUM DUM Zine is now open for ongoing web submissions!

When we're not publishing our annual zine, we're constantly searching for new multi-platform literature and art to share online. Submit here!
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 Issue No. 4, 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.
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"xanax ballad #1" by Lindsey Siferd

“xanax ballad #1” by Lindsey Siferd

Lindsey Siferd is a college admissions counselor moonlighting as a poet. She has previously been published in the Montucky Review, Cimarron Review, and the Atlanta Review. She lives in Brooklyn and can be found on Twitter at @lindseytalks.
DuM Culture: Take Me with You by Rosa Quezada

DuM Culture: Take Me with You by Rosa Quezada

In a city inundated with sights and sounds, where there is no shortage of things to do and people to meet, I want to know–where in Los Angeles does literature go and where does Literature come from?
Terrible Librarian by Yvonne Amey

Terrible Librarian by Yvonne Amey

Yvonne Amey is a poet and artist living in Orlando, Florida. Her poems, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in Vine Leaves Journal, The Cypress Dome, and The Los Angeles Review of Los Angeles. Artwork by Ariel Kessler.
untitled poem series by LM Rivera

untitled poem series by LM Rivera

LM Rivera lives in Santa Fe, NM. His chapbook THE LITTLE LEGACIES is available from Glo Worm Press and his first full-length book, The Drunkards, is forthcoming from Omnidawn. Artwork by Tamsen Wojtanowski.
Ode to a Bodega by Shannon Nico Shreibak

Ode to a Bodega by Shannon Nico Shreibak

Shannon Nico Shreibak is a Chicago-based writer, music publicist, and founder of Pulp Cult Writers' Collective. Photo by Yuan Tang.
Hi's & Byes: #DUMjams December Playlist

Hi’s & Byes: #DUMjams December Playlist

It’s December, DUMmies, which means that 2017 is rapidly coming to a close. We created Hi’s and Byes just for the occasion: a collection of hand-picked #DUMjams from local artists to help you say BYE to the old year and HI to some cool new music. Listen below, and follow DUM DUM Zine’s spankin’ new...
DuM Culture: Take Me with You by Rosa Quezada

DuM Culture: Take Me with You by Rosa Quezada

In a city so inundated with sights and sounds, where there is no shortage of things to do and people to meet, I want to know–where in Los Angeles does literature go? Take Me With You is a new DUM DUM series that pairs a book or a zine with a sensory experience. In our...
TRACK PREMIERE: dimber -"Manges Tes Morts" #DUMjamsDebut

TRACK PREMIERE: dimber -“Manges Tes Morts” #DUMjamsDebut

Welcome to the very first installment of #DUMjamsDebut, DUM DUM Zine’s newest music feature where we pair a spankin' new track with an intimate, behind the scenes peek on the song from the artist. Check out the track premiere below from our Echo Park punk favs, dimber.
Finding Nature in the City by Laura Buccieri

Finding Nature in the City by Laura Buccieri

Laura Buccieri is a poet living in NYC. Her chapbook, On Being Mistaken, is forthcoming in 2017. Artwork by Jack Felice.
"from Estivation Offerings" by Lauren Eggert-Crowe

“from Estivation Offerings” by Lauren Eggert-Crowe

Lauren Eggert-Crowe is the author of four poetry chapbooks, most recently Bitches of the Drought, finalist in the Sundress Publications 2016 Chapbook Competition. Photos by Brianna Burke.
Text Message Interview with WASI by Taleen Kali

Text Message Interview with WASI by Taleen Kali

In our latest installment of Text Message Interviews, DUM founder Taleen Kali chats with Jessie Meehan and Merilou Salazar of WASI about the more personal turn of their 2nd album...
The Problem With Halloween by Jay Summer

The Problem With Halloween by Jay Summer

Jay Vera Summer is a writer and artist living in Florida. She loves animals, plants, and water.