Here’s a link the community zine project we posted this spring OurZINE May 2020. Get inspired to share a submission for OurZINE Nov/Dec 2020 !

The Cape Breton Regional Library (CBRL) is accepting submissions to a November/ December edition of OurZINE, an on-line collection of creative works from our community to help us connect with each other and share how we are feeling at this strange time in our lives. If you’ve been reflecting, processing ideas, making and creating – why not share with OurZINE? All ages are welcome and encouraged to submit work; content should be appropriate for an ‘all-ages’ audience.
OurZINE will be published on-line at www.cbrl.ca
Deadline for submissions to the upcoming issue of OurZINE is Nov. 27, 2020 (publication scheduled for Dec. 4, 2020)
Submissions may include, but are not limited to:
*Writing: essays, poetry, fiction, top ten lists, reviews, etc. (maximum 500 words)
*Visual tutorials
*Recipes ** Note: we are unable to accept audio or video formats.
To submit to OurZINE: email tmacneil@cbrl.ca (use ‘OurZINE’ as the subject of your email).
Include a title and a brief description of your submission in your email.
Visual work: Attach a 72 dpi jpg or png of your work
(File name format: Firstname_Lastname.Format)
Written work: Attach a Word doc or PDF (max. 500 words)
(File name format: Firstname_Lastname.Format)
Please review the guidelines below before submitting to OurZINE:
*Submissions will be reviewed by library staff.
*One submission per person.
*By submitting work, you grant the Cape Breton Regional Library the right to publish that work in
OurZINE. Though published by CBRL, ownership of original work remains with the creator.
*All content must be original and previously unpublished.
*All work is subject to CBRL standards of conduct.
*Submitting work does not guarantee publication.
*If your work is selected for OurZINE, you will be notified upon publication.
*All entries must be submitted online by emailing tmacneil@cbrl.ca
The CBRL would like to thank Arlington Public Libraries for their inspirational Quaranzine and helpful tips on
creating an on-line zine.

OurZINE submsision criteria Nov 2020