The Pit King

Oliver liked to let the pit get filthy, but the Big Babies were on their way and they had high expectations.Though required to start cleaning, he stood by Jungle World’s exit and held his fidgeting hands behind his back, every bit the pliant servant. One last family was taking their time to leave the adventure...
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Ryan Vance

Ryan is a writer and editor based in Glasgow, with work published in New Writing Scotland, Gutter Magazine, the Glasgow Review of Books and The Dark Mountain. He created The Queen’s Head, a speculative fiction magazine, has edited fiction for, and currently edits reviews for In 2017 he created Queer Words Project Scotland, which pairs emerging queer writers with professionals to workshop new writing, to be published in an anthology in the Spring of 2019.

Ryan Gajda

Ryan is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK. He spends a large amount of his time making scratchy portraits of Bill Murray and you can see more of his work on Instagram or Twitter: @ryangajda. He also has a blog——where he posts a new piece of work every Tuesday and has done so for the last three and a half years (in spite of overwhelming public apathy).

First Featured In: No. 10, spring 2018

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