ISSUE 7/8 OUT NOW---
Our first double issue is out now - click HERE for details!
BEESWAX 7/8 RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED---
Happy Fall! We are very
excited to announce that Beeswax #7/8, our first double
issue, will be out on Friday, November 16th!
To celebrate, we'll be throwing a co-launch party in Oakland
with our friends Monday
Night, featuring readings from Beeswax and Monday
Night contributors. Copies of both magazines will be available
for sale. Here are the details:
Party for Beeswax and Monday Night Magazines
Friday, November 16th at 7pm
Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland
5433 College Avenue @ Kales (map)
for Diesel's event page. This event is FREE and open to
DOUBLE DOSE OF BEESWAX IN 2012---
2012 will see our biggest
issue yet - a double issue (issues 7
& 8), due out later this spring. Stay tuned for details!
RENEGADE IN SF---
The annual Renegade
Holiday Craft Fair is this weekend in SF - we'll have
copies of Beeswax for sale at Booth #21 (Rigel Stuhmiller/Volta
Press). Saturday and Sunday, 11-6, Concourse Exhibition
Center, free admission; hope to see you there!
SF ZINE FEST 2011---
Beeswax Magazine will be
Zinefest over Labor Day weekend. Here are the details:
San Francisco Zine Fest
September 3 + 4, 2011
11am - 6pm
San Francisco County Fair Building
1199 9th Ave and Lincoln Way
in Golden Gate Park
the Volta Press booth - hope to see you there!
HAPPY FALL TO ALL!---
Copies of Beeswax 2 through
6 are available through our orders
page and at the Volta
Press Etsy Store. If you're in the Oakland area, you
can always pick up current and past issues of Beeswax
Bookstore in Rockridge.
submitted work for Issue 7 and haven't yet recceived a
response, please bear with us - we received more submissions
than ever for this issue, and we are still making our
way through them. Submissions remain closed at this time,
though we'll soon be announcing our new submissions timeline.
THE BEESWAX LIBRARY INITIATIVE---
We are currently in the
process of getting Beeswax Magazine into more local, national,
and international libraries, especially those with special
collections or book arts focuses. If you know of (or work
at) a library that should carry Beeswax, please contact
us at editors [at] beeswaxmagazine [dot] com with the
The submissions period
for Issue 7 has ended - thanks to everyone who submitted.
If you have sent us work within the past six months, we
are working on clearing out the current backlog - we apologize
for the delay!
ISSUE 6 IS OUT NOW! ---
Beeswax 6 has landed! This
issue, subtitled "the DIY issue," comes as a
make-it-yourself book, with all materials and assembly
instructions provided. Click here
to preview the issue; click here
to order single copies or a subscription.
to all who came out to our release party in Oakland, and
special thanks to our fabulous readers! Pictures are coming
ISSUE 6 READING & RELEASE PARTY! ---
The long-awaited issue
6 is in the final stages of production, and it will be
released in true literary style at a reading and party
on April 2nd:
April 2nd :: 7pm :: Diesel Bookstore
5433 College Ave (4 blocks from Rockridge BART) in Oakland,
featuring Beeswax contributors Hugh Behm-Steinberg
(Issue 3), Marissa Bell Toffoli (Issue
2), Sean Labrador Y Manzano (Issue 6),
and Steffi Drewes (Issue 1)
of Issue 6, as well as back issues, will be available
for purchase. This event is FREE and open to the public;
the reading begins at 7pm and will last about an hour.
Drinks and snacks will be provided! Download
the flyer here,
and check out the contributors here.
BEESWAX + BERKELEY PUBLIC LIBRARY = LITERARY LOVE ---
We had such a fantastic
time working with the Berkeley Public Library on both
our Books Unbound exhibit and the multimedia
reading on 9/22. Huge thanks to all who came out and supported
Beeswax! We're in the process of organizing photos from
the exhibit and reading, so check back soon for documentation.
BEESWAX FEATURED AT BABYLON SALON! ---
We had a ton of fun at
Salon's reading this past month in SF. If you couldn't
make it, check out the review
here. Huge thanks to our reader, Mary Suddaby, and
the Babylon Salon organizers!
WATCHWORD/BEESWAX READING WAS A SMASHING SUCCESS ---
We had a wonderful time
at the reading on 11/29, and we are super grateful to
Zoo, and everyone who came out. Huge thanks to the
wonderful readers of the evening: Britta Austin, Tim Bauer,
Steffi Drewes, and Jessica Wickens, as well as the fabulous
band, Dum Spiro Spero. Here's a few pics of the merriment:
BEESWAX IN THE BAY AREA ---
Beeswax is now available
at various stores in and around San Francisco! Pick up
a copy at the following bookstores (more stores and neighborhoods
coming soon, we promise):
a one-of-a-kind super-newsstand at 20 Glen Ave
(off Piedmont) in Oakland
Bookstore, a gorgeous oasis of books on College
Avenue in Oakland
and Pens, a fantastic book/magazine store and gallery
at 3253 16th Street in SF
& Pendragon, locations in Berkeley & Oakland
Eared Books, 900 Valencia in SF
REVIEWS, REVIEWS ---
Utne Reader's "From the Stacks" column reviews
Art by Michael Buchmiller;
Issue 3's featured artist. Read more about Issue 3 here.