Photo c/o Roneil Chavez for Issue 19

Photo c/o Roneil Chavez for Issue 19

Zooey is a brand and digital publication for women and families who are seeking to pursue and celebrate simple living

Founding Editor-in-Chief Lucia Tran was only 16 when she created Zooey Magazine in 2010, which was initially a print publication (last print edition was Issue 21). 

Name: The name ‘Zooey’ (sounds like Chloe) derived from J.D. Salinger’s protagonist Zooey, a character in his beloved novel “Franny and Zooey.” Zooey was described as a person of genuine intelligence, sophistication, and kindness. By creating a magazine that reflects a mere image of Zooey, Lucia hoped to convey an inspiring and enjoyable atmosphere for forward 20 and 30-somethings who enjoy meaningful reading and beautiful art. 

Content: Since Zooey’s launch in 2010, Zooey has thrived as a collaborative magazine covering topics such as women's rights issues entrepreneurship, crafts, entertainment, living simply and beautifully, and much more. Zooey does not intend to serve as a guideline as to how one should live, but rather as an inspiration to encourage honest dialogue and also as an inspiration to brighten individual journeys. 

Motto: Pursuing simple. 

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