Kantele was a fanzine devoted to filk music by Margaret Middleton.
Margaret Middleton began published Kantele in 1978, widely regarded as being the first zine devoted to filk music. The first three issues were made in collaboration with Clif Flynt, and the rest by herself. It ceased publication with issue 14, published in Winter 1984/1985.
Kantele covered the filk scene, publishing the best current filk music, articles on aspects of filking, and news.
Mrgaret Middleton also orgaanzied and co-chaired the first filk convention, FilkCon 1, near Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., in 1979.
Margaret Middleton also published the science fiction fanzine Runway 37.