Q: Do you make art other than prose? What kind, and how is it different?
A: Unfortunately, I am not gifted in any art other than prose. I can’t draw, can’t sing, and never took my childhood piano lessons seriously. I am grateful, however, for the existence of those who are gifted in the visual and musical arts!
Vanessa Fogg’s story “In Dew and Frost and Flame” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 3 June 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.
Phil Berry is a London-based doctor, medical ethics blogger, aspiring novelist, and regular short story writer.
Phil Berry’s story “Sheer” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 10 June 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.
Before he went by Solomon, the stranger’s name was Shlomo. He seemed at first unremarkable, apart from being new, and in palpable need of a wife. Yutke’s mother began to snoop as soon as she noticed that he did not wear the tallis which marks a married man. “How do you know that?” asked Yutke. “I saw, at shul.” “And what were you doing, that you could see whether he was wearing a tallis or…
Luke Spooner currently lives and works in the South of England. Having graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a first class degree he is now a full-time illustrator working under two aliases; ‘Carrion House’ for his darker work and ‘Hoodwink House’ for his work aimed at a younger audience. He believes that the job of putting someone else’s words into a visual form, to accompany and support their text, is a massive responsibility as well as being something he truly treasures.
Luke Spooner’s image “Leaves and Butterflies” is the cover art for our June 2016 stories.
Q: Can beautiful things be funny?
A: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So too is humour. I can’t think of any reason why those eyes shouldn’t cross.
Dan Micklethwaite’s story “Mr. McAvennie’s Freedom” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 27 May 2016. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.
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Cover art by Luke Spooner
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