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Cover art, issue 6, by Rhiannon Tully Rose

Cover artPosted by editor Sat, November 26, 2011 11:14:36

Reflections on and reaction to Issue 6 cover art by Rhiannon Tully Rose.

Rhiannon Tully Rose is a photographer and writer based in London.
She is currently working on a collection of poems with the working title "The wilting hour", which follows a woman from childhood, through adolescence and into the near invisibility of old age. It deals with themes such as the fractured family and the legacy of the damaged child.
Rhiannon is a fan of beat poetry and is striving to address contemporary themes in both her writing and photography.
You can see Rhiannon’s work at

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Posted by Emma Sweeney Sun, January 15, 2012 13:57:29

I'd like to echo Roy's sentiments. I was so pleased to see your cover photograph, Rhiannon; it's really stunning. I'm revealing my ignorance now: where was the picture taken?

Posted by Ted Jean Mon, November 28, 2011 16:11:44

Sorry, Rhiannon, I posted that last comment incorrectly, with your name rather than mine.

Posted by Rhiannon Tully Rose Mon, November 28, 2011 00:49:41

Rhiannon's cover photo summons visual fragments of religious artifact, still sturdy though mildewed, in a modern city. I haven't finished reading all the pieces in Brett and Phil's stellar collection, but have already noticed several that wrestle with vigorous ghosts of religion. If this was not a purposeful motif, it is at least a thematic undercurrent that is the product of our editors' artistic sensibilities. And the photo is simply loaded with drama and implicit commentary ... a poem in imagery as strong as her work in words.

Posted by Ilse Pedler Sun, November 27, 2011 16:46:00

Brilliant cover. I love the composition and perspective and the feelings they provoke.

Posted by Roy Marshall Sat, November 26, 2011 15:49:04

What a wonderful cover. I am proud to have a poem in a publication with this image on the front. Thanks to Rhiannon and Prole.

Posted by Roy Marshall Sat, November 26, 2011 15:44:40

What a wonderful cover. I'm proud to have a poem in a publication that has this image on the front. Thanks to Rhiannon and Prole.