#Arachne5 thank you Artists

Over the years (five of them!) we’ve published books (16 of them!) and that’s meant we’ve needed covers.

Some of them I’ve done myself either due to lack of funds or because I had a good idea and a photo that would work, others we’ve had competitions to find artists, and yet more we’ve gone back to artists we’ve worked with because we LOVE their designs. (Some we would like to have gone back to but they aren’t doing book covers any more.)

Mostly they are shy folk and don’t much show their faces, but we still want to give them all a thank you.

Thank you to:

Annie Rickard Straus (Lovers’ Lies)

 

 

 

 

 

Zoe Lee (The Other Side of Sleep)

 

 

 

 

 

Melina Traub (Mosaic of Air)

 

 

 

 

 

Gail Brodholt (Stations)

 

 

 

 

 

Lucy Reynolds (The Dowry Blade)

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Keogh (London Lies, Foraging)

 

 

 

 

 

Ed Boxall (Devilskein & Dearlove, The Old Woman from Friuli)

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Thelfall (Weird Lies, With Paper for Feet, Happy Ending NOT Guaranteed)

 

 

 

 

 

Gordy Wright (Brat, and forthcoming: Spellbinder, Wolftalker and possibly A Gift of Rivers – no image yet only asked him this week)

Come to the PARTY on the 8th September.

last chance to see…

Our Cover Artists Exhibition at Lauderdale House closes soon, your last chance to see the pictures ‘in the flesh’ is this Sunday. There have been modest sales, but we’d really like all the artists to go away with at least one picture sold. They are a brilliant, diverse lot, and the exhibition looks terrific (though I say it myself, who curated and hung most of it!)

If you are thinking, I can’t possibly afford a piece of original art, then two of the artists have limited edition books with their illustrations in, for a very modest sum, which will obviously be an investment for when they are famous… more info in the catalogue

Obviously you can buy direct from the artists at any time, contact details for all of them here but there is something about seeing their work together, on the wall, that is rather special!

Ed Boxall

Ed Boxall

Annie Rickard Straus

Annie Rickard Straus

Karen Keogh

Karen Keogh

Zoe Ann Lee

Zoe Ann Lee

Melina Traub

Melina Traub

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Kevin Threlfall

VIP invitation to the Launch of The Other Side of Sleep

Invitation to the Launch of The Other Side of Sleep

Osos launch invitation copySupport our crowd fund campaign for Solstice Shorts Festival by £15.00 or more and get an Invitation to the combined launch of The Other Side of Sleep Arachne Press’ first Poetry anthology, and the private view of our exhibition of artwork from our cover artists, From London Lies to the Other Side of Sleep.

In the Long Gallery at Lauderdale House in Highgate, 1st October 7.30pm, your invitation will include at least one glass of wine, plus chatting with poets and artists, and a copy of the book signed by the cover artist, Zoe Lee and as many of the poets as are there on the night, and any others who are at the Oxford reading the night before.

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