Ala Bashir is an Iraqi painter, sculptor and plastic surgeon who has exhibited widely and is noted for his portrayals of the human condition.
In 2023, Ala generously donated one of his paintings to be the front cover of "The Truth at the End of the Night" by Malka Al-Haddad
Tom Harding lives in Northampton, UK with his wife and son. He is a poet and illustrator. He keeps a website of his work at www.tomharding.net. He is also the editor of the Northampton Poetry Review. His debut collection of poetry, NIGHT WORK, and its follow up, AFTERNOON MUSIC, were released by Palewell Press in 2017 and 2020 respectively. All three collections are illustrated with Tom's iconic black and white drawings.
Tom provided the cover image for Camilla Reeve's recent collection "What I tell myself at night" in 2022, and the internal illustrations for "Vanishings" by Rebecca Gethin in 2020.
Giada Cattaneo is an Italian Illustrator. She is based in Miami Beach, Florida and studied History of Art at the University of Bologna, Italy. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in November 2014 with a thesis focused on the Florida-based sculptor Duane Hanson. Giada showcased her watercolor paintings at Jude Papaloko’s “Jakmel Gallery” at Wynwood Art District in Miami. She has collaborated with many well-known Italian Editors and Artist Associations. And her paintings have been shown at Jakmel Art Gallery, Wynwood Art District, Miami. In the United States, her illustrations appeared in Fourteen Hills Magazine, Black Scat Review, Puerto Del Sol, and Meat for Tea Magazine.
In 2020 Giada generously produced the cover image for "Harpy", the poetry and prose pamphlet by Rachel Sambrooks.
Jo Sanders studied graphic design at GLOSCAT, then illustration at Stockport College. She has worked as an illustrator, artist, gardener and garden designer since. Her work has been exhibited at numerous Stroud Arts Festival exhibitions and at Stroud's Nasty Women charity auction. She illustrated "A Thousand Laurie Lees" (History Press, 2014).
Jo produced the beautiful black and white illustrations for the interior of "The Soil Never Sleeps" by Adam Horovitz, First Edition in 2017, and Second Edition in 2019