Elbow Room Volume Sixteen

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Elbow Room Volume Sixteen


Welcome to 2017 and the first Elbow Room of the year. This collection is the first of two wonderful volumes that will make their way into the world. It is full to bursting with poetry, short stories and art. We hope you find something you love in these pages. We know we did...

Lewis Buxton is a poet and arts producer. He leads creative writing workshops in schools, universities and libraries around the U.K. He was part of the Burn After Reading poetry collective and in 2016 founded TOAST Poetry. He is writer-in-residence in Villiers High School and currently lives in London. 

Oscar Delmar is a Canary Islands artist. Currently based between Berlin and Canary Islands. His work is a continuous debate between error, existentialism, and physics.

www.oscardelmar.com * hello@oscardelmar.com

Sarah A. O’Brien enjoys dark chocolate and light wordplay. Sarah is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Boston Accent Lit. She is an MFA in Writing candidate at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Read more of her work at www.sarahaobrien.com and follow her @fluent_SARAcasm.

Victoria Briggs is an award-winning and Pushcart-nominated writer of short fiction and poetry. Her recent work has been published in The Stockholm Review, The Honest Ulsterman, Structo, Unthology 8 (Unthank Books), Litro, Short Fiction and The Jellyfish Review. She has poems forthcoming in A Furious Hope, The Emma Press and Chroma magazine. Victoria is a reader for The Nottingham Review. She lives in London and tweets @vicbriggs.

Carla Jones is a literature student living in Bedfordshire, UK. Her poems have found forever homes in Iota, the New Writer, The Emma Press Anthology of Dance, Belleville Park Pages, The Missing Slate, Playhouse 64, Abridged, Eyot and Paper Nautilus. Her haikus have been published in The Haiku Journal and Three Line Poetry.

Ronan Walsh was born in Tyrone, N.Ireland, studied Fine Art at the University of Ulster, Belfast and now lives in London. His art is predominantly in the medium of pencil and acrylic. Usually stripped of external reference, he sees his art as an exploration of people, focusing directly on the subject and capturing the circumstance of that person. His works are mostly a mix of intricate fine line drawings and paint.

www.ronanwalsh.co.uk * info@ronanwalsh.co.uk *  F: ronanwalshart

T: @ronanwalshart * I: ronanwalsh_art

Jennie Owen is a competition winning writer and has been widely published in anthologies, magazines, and online.  She is a lecturer in Creative Writing and lives with her husband and their three children in Lancashire.

Emma Timpnay was born in the far south of New Zealand and now live in Cornwall. Her award-winning stories have been collected in Over the Dam (Red Squirrel Press, 2015) and The Lost of Syros (Cultured Llama Publishing, 2015). She is co-editor of a collection of contemporary Cornish short stories for The History Press. Her second collection, Three Roads, is forthcoming in 2018.

You can find further details on her website 

https://emmatimpany.wordpress.com. The publishers’ links are http://www.culturedllama.co.uk/books/the-lost-of-syros and http://www.redsquirrelpress.com/SquirrelCAT%20SQUIRREL.html.

There is more information about Cornish Short Stories here www.cornishshortstories.org.uk.

Oz Hardwick is a York-based writer, photographer and occasional musician. Widely published in journals, anthologies and other media, Oz’s sixth poetry collection, The House of Ghosts and Mirrors, will be published by Valley Press in September 2017. He is co-author, with Amina Alyal, of the Saboteur-shortlisted Close as Second Skins (Indigo Dreams Publishing, 2015) and has edited several anthologies. www.ozhardwick.co.uk

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