2018 Tablers Hamilton Anarchist Bookfair 2018

The cafeteria of the Hamilton Anarchist Bookfair will include booksellers, distributors, independent presses and political groups from all over Hamilton, Ontario, North America, and abroad.

This year, there will be tabling on two days: Saturday, March 3rd 10am to 5pm and Sunday, March 4th, from 11am to 4pm.

This year we have 35 vendors participating in the bookfair, we will also have a dedicated free table for people to distribute materials free of cost.

  • 4strugglemag is a print and online zine sharing views, thoughts and analysis from the hearts and minds of prisoners. The Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners calendar is a joint fundraising and educational project between outside organizers in Montreal, Hamilton and New York, with three political prisoners in New York State: David Gilbert, Robert Seth Hayes and Herman Bell.

  • A wide array of left wing graphic novels and non-fiction books offered at discounted prices.

  • Kersplebedeb is a publisher of radical books & pamphlets, and manufacturer of radical agit prop materials, with a non-exclusive focus on anti-patriarchal and anti-imperialist politics, framed within an anticapitalist perspective.

  • We seek to create radical and stimulating fiction and nonfiction books, pamphlets, T-shirts, visual and audio materials to entertain, educate, and inspire

  • Small infoshop/book and zine shop that shares and sells anarchist and radical materials, hosts discussion nights, food shares, etc. in Prince Edward County.

  • LM distros Zines about sex work, Queer Zines, Sex Positive Zines, Practical zines

  • Blue Heron Books and Zines is a community bookstore and zine distribution shop located in the AKA Autonomous Social Centre in Kingston.

  • Zines and books relating to anarchist theory and history.

  • underHILL is a Montreal based anarchist zine distro and design project focused on Individualist Anarchist texts, and the maintenance of an anarchist social scene.

  • EPIC is an anti-prison group based in Kingston, ON. we publish a newsletter and zines about resistance to prisons in Ontario and elsewhere in Canada, as well as, other anarchist zines

  • A variety of crafts/art with relation to or about anarchism (eg: buttons, stickers, shirts, zines, etc).

  • sub.Media is an anarchist media ensemble based out of Montreal and Hamilton. Most commonly associated with the foul-mouthed floating-mouth-an-eyes anarchist news pundit known as the Stimulator, and for our monthly documentary series Trouble, over the years, we have produced hundreds of videos covering a wide array of topics from an anarchist lens.

  • Semo Distro has been distributing anarchist materials out of Hamilton for eight years.

  • AK Press is a worker-run, collectively managed anarchist publisher and distributor, going strong since 1990.

  • We are a distro from Montreal and have anarchist zines and posters. We have a risograph. We love riots and care.

  • R!R!R! is an anti-colonial eco-anarchist project aimed at 1) building up the eco-anarchist movement, 2) providing support to front-line indigenous communities fighting industry, 3) promoting the sharing of survival skills such as gardening, wildcrafting, foraging, etc.

  • We print riso things in the back room of the tower. and we make pretty zines that aren’t distro’d outside our space. it’s a shame.

  • The WCCC is an indigenous Mapuche grassroots organization based in Toronto, Turtle Island. Our goal is to link the struggles of indigenous sovereignty (specifically the Mapuche Peoples of so-called southern $hile) with that of other indigenous, anti-capitalist/anti-colonial, community based struggles.

  • Anarchist distro of wide-ranging materials.

  • The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty is a direct-action based anti-poverty organization formed in 1990. We are based in Toronto but work on issues that affect people across the province and are in solidarity with similar movements across the country and around the world.

  • Femme/Women/Trans/Non-Binary Collective in Hamilton. We’re a new group, still figuring out the specifics of the project, but in general are a feminist group concerned with fighting the patriarchy (amongst other things) both broadly speaking and specifically in organizing spaces in the city.

  • Zola is a Montreal-based 4 year long street art project that intertwines radical politics and visual culture.

  • Food Not Bombs is a loose-knit group of collectives located all over the world, serving free food to others. We aim to reduce food waste and meet the direct need of our community by collecting discarded food and preparing vegan meals that we share with the hungry.

  • The Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network (HTSN) is a grassroots initiative that seeks to link tenants from across Steel City in order to amplify our struggles through solidarity and direct action.

  • LOKI is an activist/anarchist graphic design studio, with a focus on anti-racism and activist cultural production, distributing prints, posters, zines, and books produced by the studio for various movements and organisations, and collectives.

  • Upping the Anti is a radical journal of theory and action which provides a space to reflect on the state of political organizing in Canada. “Upping the Anti” refers to our interest in assessing the interwoven tendencies that define the politics of today’s radical left: anti-capitalism, anti-oppression, and anti-imperialism.

  • Autonomedia is an autonomous zone for arts radicals in both old and new media. We publish books on radical media, politics and the arts that seek to transcend party lines, bottom lines and straight lines.

  • Resisting the commodification of struggle, Limitless aims to encourage the spread of struggle. Limitless sells stickers in packs to cover your streets instead of your laptop, zines in packs to share to with friends and potential accomplices, and much more.

  • Focusing on books and zines, the KW Infoshop seeks to provide thoughtful,radical and incendiary propaganda in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, especially on the topics of Indigenous resistance, anarchism and all around radical resistance!

  • Insurrectionary anarchist perspectives, mostly grounded in the context of Mtl.

  • The Peak magazine focuses on publishing under reported voices and perspectives within and beyond Southern Ontario.

  • The Tower is an anarchist social space and store-front for events, socializing, organizing and political conversations. based on the principle of people helping each other out and organizing to improve our lives together.