Friday, November 4, 2011

Her Royal Majesty: My illustrations in print!

Imagine my surprise when Harriet Alida Lye, the editor of an arts magazine called Her Royal Majesty, contacted me to ask if she could print some of my illustrations in the latest issue.

No, I was much more surprised than that.

Anyway, the launch party for the new issue took place last Tuesday, and since it’s the first time my work was ever printed in a magazine, I felt like I should probably hose myself down and emerge from the Wake Cave to pick up a copy, stand around awkwardly, and generally feel not cool enough to get in. (The bouncer seemed to agree.) Photos of the event taken by Cara Tobe can be found here. I’m happy to say that I appear in none of them.

The theme of the issue is “Doubles” (which seems like a pretty perfect fit for the Wake), and it’s a really great magazine, with a cover drawn by the brilliant Badaude (of London Walks), some great poetry, fiction and visual art, and artefacts from a collaborative performance by James Franco which is frankly disgusting. Check it out right now! It’s available either on pdf or in print (I’m right on the first page! Suck it, James Franco!) and the previous numbers are definitely worth a look as well.

Harriet also posted a Q&A with me on the HRM blog a few weeks ago. I meant to mention it earlier, but I think I was too busy cleaning baby vomit off myself or something.


Anonymous said...

Congratulations. Well done

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Lottie Lynn said...

Wow... I am a first time visitor... Heard about your site from the Write City email spotlight. Bless your beautiful, beautiful soul for devoting a blog to a love-hate relationship with Joyce!

PQ said...

Congratulations! Looks great, I must pick one of these up.