Elbow Room Volume Thirteen
Elbow Room Volume Thirteen
Elbow Room Volume Thirteen was first published in June 2016. Copies of the limited first edition are still available to buy. Volume Thirteen includes poetry, and photography.
Andrew Bruce is an artist working primarily with photography. His work deals with both the animals position within the natural world and within allegory. Bruce holds an MA from the Royal College of Art and exhibits his work internationally. His often large-scale photographic works made entirely by hand in the darkroom can be found in the permanent collections of the National Portrait Gallery and the Hyman Collection in London. Bruce also teaches on several BA & MA Photography courses, runs workshops and has contributed to several academic conferences and textbooks.
Richard Skinner’s poems have been published in HARK, The Interpreter’s House and Magma and longlisted for the National Poetry Competition. His full collection, ‘the light user scheme’, and his pamphlet, ‘Terrace’, are both published by Smokestack.
Gram Joel Davies lives in Devon. His poetry has lately appeared in Lighthouse Literary Journal, Bare Fiction and The Moth, and has been commended by Peter Oswald, Carol Ann Duffy, Liz Berry and Penelope Shuttle. He also writes reviews for The Lake, The Centrifugal Eye and Lunar Poetry, and works freelance providing poetry critique, ebook formatting and Wordpress management for writers. He is a member of Juncture 25 poets, and reads publicly at events across the Southwest. His debut collection is on its way in 2016. Find out more at http://gramjoeldavies.uk
Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Mariya Ustymenko is a London based visual artist who uses analogue photography to create work ranging from installation to live performance. Since 2010 her work has been widely published and exhibited in the United Kingdom as well as abroad. Mariia is currently part of the Preto Collective, a member-led network for the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and information about artist photobooks and zines, initiated by The Unknown Books in 2015.
James Bell - is a native Scot who now lives in Brittany where he contributes photography and non-fiction to an English language journal. He has published two previous collection of poetry the just vanished place (2008) and fishing for beginners (2010). Recent poetry has appeared in Shearsman, Tears In The Fence, Sarisvati, The Journal, Long Exposure and Poetry for a Liminal Age, poems in support of Medecins Sans Frontieres.
Yvonne Reddick grew up between Glasgow, Kuwait City, Chambéry and Berkshire. Educated at the Universities of Cambridge and Warwick, she has held academic research fellowships at Warwick and the University of Central Lancashire. Yvonne publishes scholarly articles, poetry and prose nature-writing. Her poems have been chosen to be displayed at an exhibition at the New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge, and to be seen by 3,500,000 people at the 2015 Blackpool Illuminations.