#BLKGRLSWURLD is a bi-annual zine run by artist Christina Long and her younger brother and sister since 2013. As a trio of artists and writers they are known as Trifecta Studios. Being young African American metalheads sharing their love of the Metalcore music scene, they post footage from live shows and host open calls for art and prose.

The zine is international and open to anyone who supports women in the heavy music scene – Be it on the stage or in the crowd! #heavygirlsloveheavymusic

Past Appearances:

BlkGrl Book Tour 2017:
     Paper Jazz Fest @ Silent Barn,  Brooklyn NYC
     Betty Zine Fest @ Rutgers Univ. Galleries, Newark NJ
     Boston Art Book Fair @ Boston Center for the Arts, Boston MA
     Not Just A Boys Club Fest @ Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck NJ
     Punx of Color 4 @ Silent Barn, Brooklyn NYC
BABZ Fair 2017 @ Knockdown Center, Queens NYC, June 2017
MoMA PS1 Come Together Record Label Fair |Suffragette City Zine Fair, March 2017
Brown Paper Zine Fair and Panel Talk @ MoCADA Museum, Brooklyn, January 2017
Paper Cuts #Mandolin session on Clocktower Radio, July 2016
Zine Exchange, Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, May 2016
Women in Music and the Arts Panel Talk, The New School, NYC April 2016
Primal Screams Zine Fair w/ Paper Cuts, AMC Theater Times Square, March 2016
Paper Cuts interview on Clocktower Radio, March 2016
ABC No Rio w/ Paper Cuts, Panel Talk and Performance, December 2015
Black Lesbian DIY Fest, October 2015

Contact Us

Have questions or an idea? Email us at blkgrlswurld@gmail.com


VICE. “These Black Women Are Building Empowering Spaces in New York City.” February 1, 2018. By Amirah Mercer, photos by Maroon World

Hyperallergic. Peruse a Zine and Self-Published Photo Book Fair Like It’s Your Private Library” June 13, 2017 by

Hyperallergic. “From a Beirut Lit Journal to a Kim Kardashian Tabloid, Highlights from BABZ Fair 2017” June 5, 2017 by Megan N. Liberty

Vice | Creators Project. “9 Zines by Black and PoC Artists That You Need to Read Right Now” Jan. 31, 2017 by Antwaun Sargent

Clocktower Radio interview with Paper Cuts Zine. http://clocktower.org/show/blkgrlswurld


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