The Open Arms Zine with Nina Telegina

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Nina Telegina about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Melissa Todd

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Melissa Todd about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Pauline Holmes

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Pauline Holmes about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Craig Brown

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before his reading, we chat with Craig Brown about his Zine journey and how it led him to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Ann Lloyd

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Ann Lloyd about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

The Open Arms Zine with Amanda Jones

As we wind down from The Open Arms Zine Live Launch at the June Bookie and start reeling up to the next, we’re catching up with our amazing readers. Interviewed before her reading, we chat with Amanda Jones about her Zine journey and how it led her to the Live Launch. How did you find […]

Welcome to The Open Arms

‘And here we are. So, who ordered the special?’ The Open Arms has opened its doors, taken your order, and now ready to serve. Welcome to our third Zine, an immense selection of great creative pieces from across the globe. With poems and prose from the UK, US, Europe, Asia and beyond, along with works […]

The Open Arms Zine Live Launch with Justin Brown

From local Zine aspirations to wide-spread international successes, the Margate Bookie Zine has exploded onto the literary map, We speak with Lead Editor Justin Brown about the amazing journey the Bookie Zine has taken and what went on at the Live Launch.   What’s The Open Arms all about? The Open Arms Zine is the […]

The Open Arms – Submissions open

The Margate Bookie Zine Issue 3. The Open Arms. A sign of the times. Special menu. Guest ales. Great service. All welcome. Sponsored by Thanet District Council, Arts Council England, National Lottery and Catalyst.

‘Welcome to The Open Arms. What’ll it be?’

We’ve been simply blown away by the amazing creative pieces we’ve had for our ‘zines, Reset and The Great Indoors. Now it’s time to get the next round in.

So, we’ve thrown the doors wide open and are glad to announce the Margate Bookie’s third ‘zine, The Open Arms.

Connecting creative countries

Connecting Creative Countries blog image for Katherine Abraham and her creative piece Letter to my Love

The Margate Bookie ‘zine truly has become global, with creative submissions from England, Germany, America, Malaysia, Australia, and Jerusalem, to name but a few. One day we’ll do a world tour, but for now, we’re showcasing some of our great contributors on the Margate Bookie blog.