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AAJ Asks for Input

April 11, 2017

AAJ would like to hear about your printery in a statement of 100-200 words (more if it’s interesting). ... Read more »

Editor of AAJ Attends Scissortail Creative Writing Festival

April 11, 2017

Clarence Wolfshohl, editor of American Amateur Journalist, attended the Scissortail Creative Writing Festival in Ada, OK, April 6-8. ... Read more »


Printers' Fair: San Jose, CA, May 6, 2017

April 11, 2017

The San Jose Printers' Guild will host the Bay Area Printers' Fair & Wayzgoose for the fourth consecutive year. ... Read more »


E-Journals Combined With Stories

January 24, 2017 :: by Dave Tribby

As part of the ongoing evolution of the AAPA website, E-Journal access has been moved from the RESOURCES section to STORIES. ... Read more »

Bassemir Brothers Recreate 1917 Road Trip

November 30, 2016

Brothers Doug and Rich Basssemir drove a 1917 Maxwell automobile from New Jersey to California. ... Read more »


Ink Cahoots 2016 Ready

September 12, 2016 :: by Dave Tribby

Ink Cahoots is AAPA's cooperative annual publication where individual members produce pages that are combined into a booklet. ... Read more »


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Join AAPA!Amateur journalism is a unique activity. Amateur journalists publish journals on paper & online & come from many perspectives: from deluxe letterpress printed journals, to Xeroxed newsletters, to artistically designed cards and ephemera. We embrace the spirit of being amateurs – loving what we do for pure joy and not financial gain – while creating top quality journals, zines, and homemade publications.

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