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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Protected: Text Message Interview with Kate Durbin by Taleen Kali

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Heaven Can Wait by Elizabeth Hall

Heaven Can Wait by Elizabeth Hall

Elizabeth Hall is the author of I Have Devoted My Life to the Clitoris (Tarpaulin Sky Press) and Two Essays (Eohippus Labs). She lives in San Pedro and plays bass in the band Pine Family. For more work check out her Tumblr
Text Message Interview with Janice Lee, by Rosa Quezada

Text Message Interview with Janice Lee, by Rosa Quezada

Welcome back to DUM DUM Zine’s Text Message Interviews! You’ll get 'em once a month in concordance with our “VOX & Voices” reading series. This month we interview Janice Lee: editor of the #RECURRENT Series, Assistant Editor at Fanzine, Executive Editor of Entropy, and CEO/Founder of POTG Design.
"Builders" by George Ducker

“Builders” by George Ducker

George Duckerlives in little cottage by the freeway. His work has appeared in The Awl, Believer, Bookforum and The Rumpus. Follow his occasional posts on Instagram @georgeno4 if you're so inclined.
Giving Up Ghosts by Jacklyn Janeksela

Giving Up Ghosts by Jacklyn Janeksela

Jacklyn Janeksela can be found in felled limbs, Oddball Magazine, The Nervous Breakdown, Berfrois, Barrelhouse, Uut Poetry, Pig Latin, Thought Catalog, Luna Magazine, and Talking Book. She is in a post-punk band called the velblouds. She is an energy.
"The Store That Sold Poetry" by Josh Norman

“The Store That Sold Poetry” by Josh Norman

Josh Norman's work has appeared in Bayou Magazine, Green Briar Review, Barely South Review, and elsewhere. His first poetry collection, Telescopes and Other People, was recently published by Dynamo Verlag.
Text Message Interview with Yumi Sakugawa, by Taleen Kali

Text Message Interview with Yumi Sakugawa, by Taleen Kali

Welcome back to DUM DUM Zine’s Text Message Interviews! You’ll get 'em once a month in concordance with our “VOX & Voices” reading series. This month we interview Yumi Sakugawa!
"LIPCHITZ" by Paul Siegell

“LIPCHITZ” by Paul Siegell

Created entirely in the lo-fi of Microsoft Word, the following vispo spreads are from Paul Siegell's manuscript, JACQUES LIPCHITZ, which is a book-length visual love poem built upon typographical recreations of the artist’s sculptural biography.
Get DUM at Official ECHO PARK RISING "VOX & Voices" Showcase on August 20th!

Get DUM at Official ECHO PARK RISING “VOX & Voices” Showcase on August 20th!

For our official Echo Park Rising showcase and our 7th VOX & Voices we give you 7 BANDS and 7 READERS! RSVP Here
"Interlude of Wanting" and "Dogtown" by Gabrielle Gilbert

“Interlude of Wanting” and “Dogtown” by Gabrielle Gilbert

Gabrielle Gilbert is a small, feral, curious, student of writing and survival at Pratt Institute with acquired sense of self and/or agency in the world.
For Violet on Saturday Night by Claire Horn

For Violet on Saturday Night by Claire Horn

Claire Horn is a London-based Nova Scotian, freelance editor, and BFF of multiple witches. Other work by Claire has recently been published at Entropy. Musings at @bucketfulofgold.
"Gay Blood" by Jack Meriwether

“Gay Blood” by Jack Meriwether

Jack Meriwether is a visual artist and poet from the Midwest. He studied theater in college but isn’t super into musicals. Jack’s work is interested in the mysteries of being a middle child, his quarter-life crises, and Gay Pain™. He’s currently working on finishing his first manuscript of poems.