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.
Featured on DUM DUM
"Currency" by Christian Anton Gerard

“Currency” by Christian Anton Gerard

Christian Anton Gerard is the author of Holdfast (C&R Press, early 2018) and Wilmot Here, Collect For Stella (WordTech, 2014). He’s received Pushcart Prize nominations and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference scholarships. He loves love and woodworking. Gerard is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.
RECAP: "VOX & Voices" Kickoff Photo Gallery!

RECAP: “VOX & Voices” Kickoff Photo Gallery!

DUM DUM Zine brought back our rockin’ "VOX & Voices" last weekend with a Kickoff Party in collaboration with Beating Lights! Peep the gallery to #GetDUM...
"VOX & Voices" Returns with 2017 Kickoff Party!

“VOX & Voices” Returns with 2017 Kickoff Party!

For our 2017 Kickoff we give you a spinoff in collaboration with Beating Lights...3 BANDS and 3 READERS going toe-to-toe in our first show of the year.
"Shades of Blue" by Charlie Baylis

“Shades of Blue” by Charlie Baylis

Charlie Baylis  is from Nottingham, England. He studies irony in the back of his mind.  He has two pamphlets Elizabeth (agave press) and hilda doolittle´s carl jung t-shirt (erbacce), a poem of his will be featured in the ‘best new British and Irish poets 2017’ (Eyewear Press). 
FUCK FEAR 2016: DUM DUM Zine End of Year Mixtape

FUCK FEAR 2016: DUM DUM Zine End of Year Mixtape

We at DUM DUM Zine have teamed up to select our favorite #DUMjams of 2016: all by local LA artists, all centered on the theme of FUCK FEAR. These songs reflect our anger, terror, and dissent, as well as our decision to embrace our radness and personal power.
"Visionary" by Eric Cline

“Visionary” by Eric Cline

Eric Cline is a Pushcart Prize nominee, weekly columnist for Five 2 One Magazine, and the founding Editor-in-Chief of Calamus Journal. His debut poetry chapbook, his strange boy eve, was published by Yellow Chair Press in September 2016. Twitter: @ericclinepoet
Text Message Interview with Shana Falana by Taleen Kali

Text Message Interview with Shana Falana by Taleen Kali

Welcome back to Text Message Interviews! This month we feature the lush dreamscapes of Shana Falana, on tour from New York in support of her 2nd full-length, Here Comes the Wave in advance of their L.A. show tonight! RSVP and #getDUM!

Two Shorts by Howie Good

Two Shorts by Howie Good

Howie Good, a journalism professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz, is the author of Dangerous Acts Starring Unstable Elements, winner of the 2015 Press Americana Prize for Poetry. He co-edits White Knuckle Press with Dale Wisely. Read more on his blog.
"Mound, the Second" by Nanor Abkarian

“Mound, the Second” by Nanor Abkarian

Nanor Lara Abkarian earned her MFA from Mills College and has worked as a teacher, tutor, production manager, and 30-second actress in a feature film. She lives and writes in Los Angeles.
Get DUM at our next showcase November 18 @ Ham & Eggs Tavern!

Get DUM at our next showcase November 18 @ Ham & Eggs Tavern!

Get DUM at our next event with Shana Falana (on your from New York!), your Editor-in-Chief Taleen Kali playing solo tunes,The Tissues, and French Vanilla at Ham & Eggs Tavern Nov 18th. RSVP here.
Text Message Interview with The Regrettes by Julia Gibson

Text Message Interview with The Regrettes by Julia Gibson

Welcome back to Text Message Interviews! This month we interviewed local LA band The Regrettes as they get ready to bring their sweet, smart, and spunky #DUMjams to venues all along the West Coast during the month of November.
"I put on your old jacket and walked" by Thomas Davis

“I put on your old jacket and walked” by Thomas Davis

Thomas Davis is a full time scientist and part time writer who's currently working on developing more poetry concerning life from a scientist's perspective.