Inaugural Alvar Zine Contest

Enter the Inaugural Alvar Zine Contest. 2019’s theme is Mardi Gras.

Make a zine about Carnival history, a story taking place during Mardi Gras, a personal memory, or a reflection on how the season makes you feel. To enter, submit a print copy of your zine to any New Orleans Public Library location. Electronic submissions, including your name, e-mail or phone number, and an attachment of your zine, may be submitted to The winner will receive a $50 Visa gift card and will have 100 copies of their zine printed and distributed at the New Orleans Comics and Zine Festival in April. All entries received will be added to the Alvar Zine Library.

By participating in this contest, the winner agrees to let the New Orleans Public Library use their photographs, name, and/or likeness for promotion of the Library without further compensation. All information gathered is for the use of the New Orleans Public Library in administering the contest and will not be shared except to publicize the winner. The winning entry may be printed or posted online by the Library. The author retains all permissions and copyright to the submitted work. The winner will be notified on Monday, April 1.

Sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.

Alvar Library

913 Alvar St, New Orleans, LA 70117