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Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Days like these.....an illustration

Isn't this artwork amazing? It's by Kerry Rawlinson and I was wowed when it was chosen to illustrate my Ad Hoc Fiction piece Days Like These (see previous blog post).

Kerry (kerryrawlinson.tumblr) is a talented artist and several of her pieces have been used to illustrate Ad Hoc winners, my favourites are Just a Crisp by Alison Wassell (@lilysslave) and Blue by Alva Holland (@Alva1206) - both incredibly moving pieces of writing.

Ad Hoc Fiction is a great place for writers and artists to flex their muscles and showcase their work - and free to enter! If you haven't seen it, take a look @AdHocFiction

Kerry kindly sent me her biography to share - do please check her out. Amazing!

Burgeoning Poet, Artist, autodidact and bloody-minded optimist, kerry rawlinson emigrated decades ago from sunny Zambia skies to solid Canadian soil. She now follows her Muses, barefoot, wherever they lead.
In writing, she’s the Winner of Postcards, Poems& Prose's “drawkcaB” Fiction Contest; 2nd place winner of Geist’s Postcard Story Contest; Finalist in Ascent Aspirations; Mississippi Valley; Malahat Review Open Season and Hawai’i Review Poetry Contests; and long-listed for 2015 National Poetry Contest of the UK. Poems, some with original artwork, have been accepted by various lit-mags, e.g. Minola Review; right hand pointing; WAX poetry and art; Main Street Rag; Unshod Quills; War, Literature& the Arts; CanLit; Codex; ditchpoetry; 3Elements Review; Section8 Magazine; three cover editions of Prospective, A Journal of Speculation; and soon in an anthology of Forgotten Women, by Grayson Books and pioneertown literaray journal.

Photo-artwork appears in litmags or online, e.g. Qwerty; Adirondack Review; AColorProject; Five on the Fifth; AdHoc Fiction; The Centrifugal Eye; The Peachland View’s front page, Nov. 14, 2014; as Finalist for Fusion Art’s Red, White & Blue Contest, and exhibits in the Peachland Art Gallery; and with SWAC at Kelowna airport.
Visit: kerryrawlinson.tumblr.com, or tweet @kerryrawli.