As the Slingshot organizer has gotten more popular and as we’ve printed more copies each year, the all-volunteer Slingshot Collective has increasingly struggled with how to distribute the organizer. We’ve been doing it ourselves as unpaid volunteers since the beginning. A few years ago, we decided to only do wholesale distro — to infoshops, stores, and mail order distros. Even so, a bunch of us spend pretty much all our weekends, evenings and days off from September to February packing organizers into boxes.
This year the size of the project reached a breaking point and something had to change. So, starting now, we’re only going to deal with the wholesale distribution of the organizer ourselves from September 11 – Halloween. After Halloween, our volunteer distro will turn into a pumpkin and stores, etc. can get wholesale copies of the organizer from for-profit distributors. We strongly encourage infoshops, stores, etc. to contact us during October to order the organizer — you’ll get a better wholesale price that way and we’ll get a better deal, too.
After October, contact the following distributors to order copies of the Organizer:
• Microcosm 222 S. Rogers St. Bloomington, IN 47404 812-323-7395 www.microcosmpublishing.com
• AK Press 674 A 23rd Street Oakland, CA 94612, 510 208 -1700 www.akpress.org
• Whoop! Distro PO Box 3885 Berkeley, CA 94703 www.whoopdistro.org
• Last Gasp 777 Florida, San Francisco, CA 94110 800 848-4277 www.lastgasp.com
• Small Changes (Trade only) PO Box 70740 Seattle, WA 98127 206-382-1980
• Buyolympia.com 360-292-7024
• Visionworks PO Box 92, Greenfield, MA 01302-0092 (800) 933-7326 www.changingworld.com
• In Canada: Black Cat Distro P.O. Box 229 Roberts Creek, BC V0N 2W0 Canada, email@example.com
• In Europe Active Distro, BM Active, London, WC1N 3XX, UK, www.activedistribution.org, firstname.lastname@example.org