Publisher of Ireland’s zine for music, sex and DIY culture


An independent space for music, sex and DIY culture in Ireland, publishing written and visual work every four months. Spread is printed in Ireland and sold online and in select stores.

Irish stockists: The Library Project (Dublin)

We are a team of two: journalist Yvonne Kiely, and visual artist Mairead Mullan. You can keep up to date about open calls, submission guidelines and other news here on Lazer Guided Reporter and on our social media channels. We also run a fan newsletter sharing behind the scenes news of the making of each issue of Spread.


Read about the launch of Spread here: New Dublin Zine Launching at Sex Worker Art Exhibition.


We are pleased to announce that the open call for Spread 004: New World is open and we are now accepting submissions. The deadline for submission is Sunday 10 January, 2021. PLEASE NOTE THIS OPEN CALL IS NOW CLOSED.

Read about the open call and guidelines in our free newsletter:…/open-call-for-spread-004…

Spread 003: The Anger Issue (Autumn 2020)

Spread 003: The Anger Issue is sold out on Lazer Guided Reporter. Readers can order Spread 003 online or pick up in store from our Dublin stockist, The Library Project.

The cover of Spread 003 is designed by Spread contributor and visual artist Diarmuid O’Connor.

Order spread 003: The anger issue from the library project

click here to order your copy of Spread 003 From THE LIBRARY PROJECT

Download your copy of Issue Two: Data (released: Friday 26 June 2020)

Issue two is fundraising for JaJa Studios, an artist studio in Dublin in need of a new space. Rather than pay a fixed price, you can make a donation of any size to Spread and we’ll share 50% with JaJa. Learn more about how you can support Spread and donate:

Contact details

Features editor: Yvonne Kiely /

Design editor: Mairead Mullan /

Spread has a number of ad spaces available. A limited number of free spaces are available for volunteer groups, charities, and not for profit organisations.

To inquire about ad space contact