Cindy Crabb zine reading w/ Cynthia Schemmer and Max Steele!

We’re sponsoring a zine reading next Monday at The New School with Cindy Crabb, Cynthia Schemmer and Max Steele!

We’ve been carrying Cindy’s “Support” zine (on preventing sexual assault and supporting survivors) as well as “Learning Good Consent”.  Her well-known autobiographical feminist zine “Doris” is really worth checking out, if you haven’t already.

See below for more info and we hope to see you there!

For The Birds Collective & MFA Collective Works present:
a zine reading w/
Cindy Crabb (Doris and Support zines)
Cynthia Schemmer (Habits of Being)
Max Steele (Scorcher)

Tuesday, December 6
@ The New School – 6 E 16th St, Room 1107
8pm // open to the public

Find out more about the readers after the jump!

Cindy Crabb is the author of the long running, autobiographical feminist zine Doris, Her new book The Encyclopedia of Doris has just been released. She has written for numerous books and magazines, including We Don’t Need Another Wave: Dispatches from the Next Generation of Feminists, the Utne Reader,Experiencing Abortion: A Weaving of Women’s Words, A Girls Guide to Taking Over the World: Writing From the Girl Zine Revolution, and is featured in the new academic book Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism, by Alison Piepmeier. She is the editor of the zines Support, and Learning Good Consent, and is a sexual assault survivor advocate.

Cynthia Ann is a writer and native New Yorker who currently lives in Brooklyn. She has an MFA in creative nonfiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She is a co-founder of the feminist collective For The Birds and has recently released the first issue of an oral history zine called Habits of Being. She has been published in Connotation PressRE/VISIONIST, Elevate Difference, Drawn and Quarterly, and the For The Birds blog. She has a chapter that she co-wrote on parental loss being published in the forthcoming anthology Don’t Leave Your Friends Behind, due out Fall 2012 on PM Press. She currently works on staff as a nonfiction reader for the Brooklyn literary journal Epiphany. She is also a baker, a musician, and biding her time until she can own many gigantic dogs.

Max Steele is a performer and writer. He has presented work at the New Museum, Deitch Projects, Dixon Place, Envoy Enterprises, PPOW Gallery, and the Queens Museum of Art. In addition to writing the psychedelic porno poetry zine Scorcher, his writing has been featured in Dossier Journal, Spank, Philadelphia’s Institute of Contemporary Art, Fag School, East Village Boys and Birdsong.