South Chicago ABC Zine Distro is an Anarchist Black Cross, member of Anarchist Black Cross Network, providing prisoners with free literature consisting of zines and pamphlets, written by Anthony Rayson (b. 1954) as well as by prisoners and other activists. Zines are offered free of charge to prisoners and are welcome to be copied and distributed freely.
A collection of Anthony’s entire zine library is housed at DePaul University’s Special Collections Library. This collection consists of his personal zines, prisoners’ writings, interview recordings and transcripts, anarchist writings on feminist, punk, queer and anti-racist subjects. Rayson is a prison abolitionist anarchist, who authors the zine, Thought Bombs, contributes to numerous other zines, enables incarcerated persons to publish and create zines, and operates South Chicago ABC Zine Distro.