Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 10pm

About Hours: If there is no one around by 9pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 9pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

Position Available: Development and Community Resource Coordinator


Located in Portland, Oregon, the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) is a unique nonprofit with a mission of facilitating creative expression, identity and community by providing public access to workspace, resources, technology and education for self-publishing. In 2012, the IPRC made a landmark move from a small, downtown location into a dynamic new 4,000 sq. …

The PROJECTS #3 is back at IPRC–September 27th

For three years running we are so please to be the venue for Portland’s premier festival of experimental comics and narrative arts– The PROJECTS #3
THE PROJECTS is happening across Portland and this year’s event begins with a week long artist residency which leads up to a huge 1 day festival at the IPRC on September 27, 2014.
4 days …

May 2014: Maranda Elizabeth’s Real Life: A Magical Guide to Getting Off the Internet


Maranda Elizabeth is a writer, zinester, daydreamer, homebody, weirdo, genderqueer, twin, introvert, witch, Crazy, killjoy/buzzkill, bridge-burner, broke-femme, high school dropout, forever fuck-up, disabled, recluse, recovering alcoholic. They write about mental health & illness, self-care, support & $upport, genderqueerosity, friendship, language, writing & creativity, recovery, sobriety, embracing weirdnesses, finding & making a home, jealousy, boundaries, communication, …

The IPRC @ Portland Art Museum’s Shine A Light!

Shine a Light 2014
JUNE 6th, 6 P.M. – MIDNIGHT (Grand opening eve)
JUNE 7th 10am-5pm
Once again the IPRC has been cordially invited to participate in SHINE A LIGHT at the Portland Art Museum. We will be part of the Book Fair on Friday evening as well as all day Saturday. Please stop by to buy a …

April 2014: Kione Kochi’s Daily Object Daily Document


I am a visual art student making work around the theme of clothing, food and shelter. I often use textiles and papers to make drawings, books and objects.  Particularly with this zine, I wanted to explore my personal attraction and attachment to the things I own. Other interests include the means by which we acquire …

March 2014: Liz Yerby’s Moscow Diary

Moscow Diary

Liz Yerby grew up in Baton Rouge, LA, and moved to Portland, OR in 2010 to study Russian.  Despite drawing and journalling her whole life she didn’t figure out what a zine was until she went to the 2012 Portland Zine Symposium.  Since then she’s been making zines, mostly about Russia, since that’s mostly what …

February 2014: Gina Altamura, Vivian Hua and Rachel Hays’ We Will Outlive Our Current Concerns


Gina Altamura resides in Portland, Oregon with her cat Žižek. She manages the pop-R&B group Shy Girls and curates interdisciplinary arts programming at Portland nightclub Holocene. A pop culture fanatic and impassioned aesthete, she is compelled by the philosophical implications of emergent musical trends and in drawing philosophical parallels across genres, eras, and disciplines. Friend …

January 2014: Ross Robbins’ I Want To Say How I Feel And Be Done With It Forever



Poet Ross Robbins, a native Montanan, lives and loves in Portland, Oregon, with his cat, Ramona. He is a volunteer at the IPRC and is slowly but surely working his way through school. His poems have appeared in small journals such as BlazeVOX, HOUSEFIRE, Sound Literary Magazine, Vinyl Poetry, Alembic and Alchemy.  He is an …

December 2013: Joshua James Amberson’s Basic Paper Airplane No. 6


Basic Paper Airplane started in 2005 and has explored everything from the future of print media to the history of the human family. It has been reviewed in Broken Pencil, Zine World, and been referenced as an inspiration for the movie adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are.  Issues #4-7 are in print and available through Antiquated Future (www.antiquatedfuture.com).

Joshua …

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