Varoom Storytelling: The Clearing

As part of Varoom‘s latest Storytelling theme, Varoom spoke to illustrator Mairead Dunne and Steve Braund of Atlantic Press about her illustrations for Luke Thompson’s book of poems, The Clearing, which recently won the prestigious Michael Marks Poetry Illustration Award at The British Library.

‘I established early on that illustrated poetry requires a very different approach to other forms of illustration,’ says Mairead, ‘Traditional concepts of storytelling illustration, in which images convey the words on the page and even add a whole new sub-narrative, don’t apply in the same way.’

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