Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 9pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 9pm

About Hours: If there is no one around by 8pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 8pm. 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

Recent Zines

January 2015 : Hannah Mizar’s Not Enough Time for Dreams


Hannah Mizar lives under the oven at Ford Food and Drink in Portland OR among the lost hazelnuts and flour. Graduate of the IPRC Certificate Program, Hannah spends her time drifting between bus stops, public libraries, and dimensions. Hannah is impatiently awaiting the non-human animal uprising. They will probably offer you food and you should …

Zine of the Month 2014: A Year in Review!


This year we featured some amazing zines for our Zine of the Month Club. From poems to comics to recipes in an assortment of styles, colors, and sizes, we highlighted a smorgasbord from zinesters across the world. Let us know what your favorites were, and what you are looking forward to seeing more of in 2015!
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December 2014: Lily P.’s Queer Sailor Moon Fanfiction Saved My Life


Lily P. lives in Ottawa, Canada and writes about zines at zine-reviews.tumblr.com. She is the author of “PALS: The Radical Possibilities of Friendship” and “The Overland Route”, and the editor of “YOW! Ottawa Writers Write About Ottawa”.

November 2014: Lady Bee’s Keeper’s Kanzine #3


Lady Bee grew up in the panhandle of Florida eating cold “Beanie-Weenies” straight out of the pull-top can. A twist of fate lured her to a Biodynamic Farm in Pennsylvania where she learned the basics of food preservation – canning, pickling, freezing, lacto-fermentation and dehydrating – from two exacting German ladies. By now, Bee’s been …

October 2014: Breanne Boland’s That’s Not Ok.


Breanne Boland has been making zines since 2009 and writing since her fingers could curl around a crayon. In fiction, she tends toward scifi and fantasy; in zines, she explores issues of creativity and healthy emotional behaviors, among other subjects near and dear to her. She blogs about her travels at deviationobligatoire.com, and you can learn …

September 2014: Corina Fastwolf and Matt Monochrome’s Lou Reeder

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Corina Fastwolf (AKA Cathy Camper) and Matt Monochrome met through doing zines, and have been together ever since. Corina/Cathy also co-edits Sugar Needle, a zine about candy. Her graphic novel Lowriders in Space, illustrated by Raul III, will be published by Chronicle Books in November 2014. For more info, check her website: www.cathycamper.comMatt is the guy …

July 2014: Delphine Bedient’s Home State: Life in Nebraska

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“I spent the first eighteen years of my life living in Nebraska.  After leaving the state and moving to the west coast, I found that the knowledge my new friends and peers had of my home state was largely comprised of a few well-worn stereotypes.  Most of them could not have pointed to it on …

June 2014: Emily Tareila’s Recent Rhythms, Frequent Symbols


Emily Tareila is an artist and facilitator in San Francisco, California whose work explores the ways in which we seek out ideal conditions under which we can actualize, make and come together. She does so through performance projects, prose, books and zines, drawings, social practice and a lot of dinner parties. Recently, Emily has been in cahoots with Little …

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, …

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 …