Zine Day at Recirculation!

Saturday, June 24, 2023 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
RECIRCULATION A project of Word Up
876 Riverside Drive (near 160th St.)
New York, NY 10032


All-ages Zine Workshop at 12 p.m., Talk at 2:30 p.m.

Come to Recirculation, a project of Word Up (876 Riverside Drive (& 160th St.) to join in a celebration of two new zines by local authors: Plants of My Neighborhood / Plantas de mi Barrio by Jerise Fogel, and Lost Diamonds, A History of Gender Rebellion in American Baseball by Ellen Lindner. Join the authors, plus local author, educator and zinester Sharon Lee De La Cruz, for an all-ages zine workshop at 12 p.m. All materials will be provided. At 2:30 Ellen, Jeri and Sharon will reconvene for a discussion of zine culture. What is a zine? Who makes them? Why? 

Zines by all authors will be available for purchase, as well as a range of zines and comics from Word Up! This event is part of the Uptown Arts Stroll, an annual event celebrating our vibrant local arts community!

This event is a $5 suggested donation ticket. Please register in advance. 

In compliance with Word Up Community Safety guidelines, all attendees for this event are suggested to remain masked at all times.

Recirculation, a project of Word Up Community Bookshop, is located at 876 Riverside Drive (near 160th St.) in Washington Heights, NYC. You can take the 1 train to 157th St., A/C train to 163rd St., and the M4 and M5 to Broadway and 159/160th.


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ACCESSIBILITY: Recirculation is a wheelchair-accessible space with one ramp from the street level down to the store. Most of the shelves are on wheels and can be moved to provide additional access. The bathrooms are not yet ADA compliant and do not yet have a changing table but are gender neutral. The events are mic’d for sound and videos are captioned when possible. Free ASL interpretation is available for most programs upon request. Please email events@wordupbooks.com to request interpretation as early as possible. If you have specific questions about the space or how an event can be made more accessible to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@wordupbooks.com.


I'm a Wild Seed By Sharon Lee de la Cruz Cover Image
ISBN: 9781951491055
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Street Noise Books - April 13th, 2021