Issue 3: On hold

Release TBC – the ‘fun and games’ issue.

Including: a vision of a nuclear explosion during London’s Olympics; interviews with artist Joshua Seidner, games maker James Wallis, and the anonymous author of Chameleon on a Kaleidoscope.

Plus: poetry from Will Nicoll, and prints from Rap Coloring Book.


Contributors

AJ Dent
AJ Dent

AJ Dent is a Seattle-based blogger and photographer. She currently writes copy for GeekGirlCon, coverss nerd-centric events for Banner and publishes her ‘Street Snapshot’ column every Wednesday on our website.


Alex Allen
Alex Allen

Alex Allen is a poet and blogger. In issue 1 he wrote the poem ‘Laguna Drive’ based on a photograph, also included, by Molly Macalpine.


Alex Dimopoulos
Alex Dimopoulos

Has contributed recipes to both issues of Banner so far. In the first, he talked about his experiences in Malaysia, and offered us a salad; in the second, he’s provided three great recipes for making use of offal.


Alex Jenkins
Alex Jenkins

A writer and a student of American literature, Alex closed issue 2 with his story of athletics and pot smoking, ‘Track and Field’.


Ben Baruch
Ben Baruch

Ben Baruch is a big fan of bolognese, beers and books, according to his issue 1 bio. He wrote ‘City Living: There’s Nothing to It’, which looks at whether there’s such a thing as an ‘authentic London’.


Ben Paynter
Ben Paynter

Helps us proofread Banner. He also opened issue 1, with a short story called ‘Summer’.


Chris Woolfrey
Chris Woolfrey

Chris Woolfrey writes or has written for The Quietus, The Stool Pigeon, 405 Magazine and Don’t Panic, among others. He Co-Edits Banner, and contributed ‘Whose Story Is It?’, an article about copyright ownership, to issue 2.


Dan Eltringham
Dan Eltringham

Co-Editor of The Literateur, Dan Eltringham wrote a piece on his travels in Guatemala for issue 1, and has submitted a poem called ‘Ithaca / Entropy’ to issue 2.


Dan McHugh
Dan McHugh

Designer & Developer. Built this website.


Dino Dimopoulos
Dino Dimopoulos

In issue 2, Dino Dimopoulos provided us with details on how to construct fake limbs using offal. He makes short films and music videos as part of the directorial partnership The Unthank Alliance.


Emma-Lee Moss
Emma-Lee Moss

Making music as Emmy the Great, Emma-Lee Moss wrote us a piece on how to bluff that you’ve read Ulysses for issue 2.


Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz
Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz

A photographer, writer and actress, Hanna contributed a photo story to issue 2.


Isabella Chydenius
Isabella Chydenius

Isabella Chydenius is a fashion designer who graduated from Paris’s Istituto Marangoni and currently works at Erdem. She gave her thoughts on seasonality in fashion, for issue 1.


Jeremy Mortimer
Jeremy Mortimer

Jeremy is an executive producer in BBC Radio Drama. For Banner issue 2, he wrote up his thoughts on producing ‘Ulysses’ for BBC Radio 4, and the sounds the radio recording gave rise to.


Jo Stobbs
Jo Stobbs

A poet and dancer, Jo Stobbs contributed the poem ‘I’ve Been Time Traveling Again’ to Banner’s first issue.


Lawrence Homewood
Lawrence Homewood

Lawrence Homewood is a graphic designer, and it’s his photograph on the back cover of issue 2.


Leah Feltham
Leah Feltham

Since writing her piece ‘Let’s Go Outside’ for Issue 1, Leah has since completed her Publishing MA at Kingston University and published her dissertation on children’s apps.


M. J. Zacharewicz
M. J. Zacharewicz

Contributing the story ‘An Open Brief’ to issue 2, M. J. Zacharewicz is a writer who lives in London.


M.Wray
M.Wray

Having written for Dossier Journal, Dazed Digital and Under/Current, M.Wray interviewed designers Michael Nelson and Isabella Chydenius for issue 1.


Mark Shaw
Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw is a graphic designer based in North London. He helped design issue 1 of Banner.


Matt Gammie
Matt Gammie

Matt helps out with Banner, mostly with proofreading.


Michael Nelson
Michael Nelson

Interviewed alongside Isabelle Chydenius for M.Wray’s piece on seasonality in the fashion industry in issue 1, Michael Nelson is a designer who graduated from the Parsons School for Design.


Molly Macalpine
Molly Macalpine

Has contributed to both Banners so far. In issue 1, a photo of ‘Laguna Drive’, which accompanied Alex Allen’s poem of the same name; in issue 2, a lovely photograph of a cat.


Philip Maltman
Philip Maltman

Philip Maltman is a painter and poet. For issue 2, he contributed the poem ‘Proetus’, with its accompanying painting. The poem is from his poem cycle ‘Nulysses’.


Robert Berry
Robert Berry

A painter and cartoonist based in Philadelphia, U.S. For issue 2, Sophie Bew interviewed Robert about his work on ‘Ulysses “Seen” ‘, a graphic novel adaptation of ‘Ulysses’. It’s available online and on the iPad.


Rosi Crawley
Rosi Crawley

Is working with Banner to make us better with ‘the press’. She also wrote a piece on public libraries for issue 1, and works in the children’s book industry.


Ryan Whatley
Ryan Whatley

Ryan Whatley is a poet that had been published in Stand, Magma and Agenda, among others. He was shortlised for the Basil Bunting International Poetry Prize in 2010 and recieved acclaim from Strokestown Poetry Festival 2011. In issue 1, Banner spoke to him about his poetry-video project with Tom Walker, titled ‘Look, We Both Say Moon’.


Sarah Carter
Sarah Carter

Banner’s designer-in-residence, Sarah Carter lives and works in London, as a graphic designer.


Shaun Spark
Shaun Spark

Shaun Spark is a London-based musician and video editor. He also writes fiction and contributed a short story, ‘Upon Returning From an Enjoyable 2-Week Break’, to issue 1.


Silvia Barzakova
Silvia Barzakova

An artist and designer, Silvia helped design Banner’s first issue.


Sophie Bew
Sophie Bew

Is Co-Editor of Banner. She also works as a stylist and likes to travel. She interviewed Robert Berry about his graphic novel ‘Ulysses “Seen”‘ for Issue 2.


Steve Cole
Steve Cole

A professional Tweeter for a department of the U.S government, Steve Cole organised an on-mass Tweeting of ‘Ulysses’, over 24 hours, on 16 June 2011. For issue 2, Banner interviewed him about it.


Tom Smith
Tom Smith

Tom Smith draws comics and lives in London. For Banner’s first issue, he drew a short comic called ‘Summer’.


Tom Walker
Tom Walker

A London-based filmmaker, Tom Walker has worked on UNISON anti-cuts campaign videos, among other things. For issue 1 of Banner, we interviewed him about his poetry-video project ‘Look, We Both Say Moon’, with poet Ryan Whatley.


William Kinnear
William Kinnear

Let us publish the first chapter of his debut novel, ‘Homecoming’, in issue 1.


Zak Klein
Zak Klein

Zak Klein is a writer and filmmaker based in London. In issue 2 he wrote on reading, and why it’s not necessarily a good thing to read everything to the end, and in issue 1 he detailed his time living, temporarily, in Brooklyn, New York.