WE ARE SNOWFLAKES

Mairnan Barton, Editor-In-Chief

Mairnan Barton

They/She/He

Editor-In-Chief

Mairnan is an irish/italian non-binary writer and multimedia specialist. They have worked as the lead editor or co-editor-in-chief for several literary magazines, including CovWords and Here Comes Everyone, and have always used their platforms to encourage and amplify the work of small and unknown creators. In their spare time they enjoy TTRPGs, board games, video games and the culinary arts.

Matt David, Art Editor

Matt David

They/Them

Art Editor

Matt is a Scottish queer artist living in London. They create queer imagery, focusing a lot on queer objectification and themes around HIV. They use a variety of media, but primarily focus on using cyanotypes. In their spare time they listen to podcasts, spend too much money on nice alcohol, as well as watching horror films, documentaries and trashy reality TV competitions.

Tayo Adekunle, Art Editor

Tayo Adekunle

She/Her

Art Editor

Tayo Adekunle is a British Nigerian photographer based in London. Working a lot with self-portraiture, she uses her work to explore issues surrounding race, gender and sexuality as well as racial and colonial history. Looking at the relationship between past and present views of blackness, Tayo works to subvert established notions about black women’s sexuality and the standard of beauty ascribed to black women.

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Ame McLachlan

They/Them

Fiction & Poetry Editor

Ame is a Creative Writing graduate and a qualified English teacher with a penchant for writing and reading queer poetry and short stories. They like reading about occult practices and histories, eating and baking banana bread and running horror TTRPG games. They dabble in illustration and sell their artwork on Etsy. Their creative work has been published in online and local zines in Nottingham.

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Benny Ashmore

He/They

Fiction & Poetry Editor

Benny is a non-binary transmasculine disabled autistic bear poet and fiction writer, with occasional forays into screen and performance writing. He graduated both BA(2021) and MA (2022) Creative Writing programmes at the University of Greenwich. They hope to pursue a PhD focusing on endangered language poetics. In his spare time they enjoy wildlife, walks, full time dog-bothering, chatting to strangers at bus stops, and bigot baiting.

MAZ Media

Snowflake Magazine is published by 'Multidsicipline Art and Zines Media', or MAZ Media for short. MAZ Media is queer owned and led, and subscribes to the same ethos and ideologies of Snowflake Magazine.