Sauna

Zine

We are proud to announce the call for submissions for Volume 2 of SAUNA publishings. We are carrying on the great tradition of underground queer zines and we want you to be a part of it. We are also excited to announce that this volume will be printed in high quality, full color.

Vol. 1 cover by Tommy Kah

Formats

We will be accepting several mediums of work.

  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Short Story/Essay
  • Illustration
  • Mixed Media
  • Other (see below)

Short stories / Essays / Poems should not exceed 1500 words. Written submissions can be submitted as PDF, Microsoft Word, or plain/rich text files. Photography Illustration Fine Art Scans Must be no less than 1800 x 2550 and no more than 2550 x 3300 pixels at 300 dpi. Vector formats are also accepted, PDF and eps are preferred. Additional non-traditional submissions or proposals are also welcome. We are excited about new and different ideas.

Vol. 1 Photography by Chase Baltz

Publishing

The physical zines will be a limited edition of 150. A select few of them will be sold online to cover the cost of printing. The artists featured will retain all rights to their work and will be credited on our website and in the glossary of the zine. Artists will be able to opt-out of the credit section if they prefer anonymity. The zine will be available online in full-color gloss 100lb. And will be limited to 50 copies. The zine will be also be distributed locally to gay-friendly spaces in 70lb. pink paper, Black and White. It will also be distributed nationally to Printed Matter in New York and Family in Los Angeles. If you wish for copies at your business send us an email on our contact page.

Inspiration

Pinups Magazine
Butt Magazine
Mascular Magazine
Queer Zines – Volume 1 & 2
More Queer Zines

Submissions Close July 20th, 2020.

Submit your work here.