hello fig on twitter

the opposite of glamping

hi i am on twitter now

my ‘handle’ is @likefigs because ‘hellofig’ was already taken hehe

please follow, if you like!

i’ll probably be posting weird little ‘poems’ / new collages / stuff about animals

happy monday / tuesday / wednesday / thursday etc etc etc :D :D :D

SPECIAL OFFER!!!

future travel

hello, people!

for the next 2 weeks i will be offering my followers a ‘special deal’

for a mere 25 pounds you will receive ~

1. one signed high quality print (on ‘Somerset Enhanced Velvet’ paper) of any of the collages on Hello, Fig
2. one signed copy of my poetry pamphlet, Edibles (33 pages)
3. one ‘mystery gift’ – this could be a page from my journal, an ink drawing, or another mystery item of questionable worth ;-)

postage and packaging is FREE to anywhere in the world

if ur interested, please either comment on this post or email me at stainton9@gmail.com

feel free to browse the site and pick whichever collage you like!

love to y’all, truly, Ben :D

‘Edibles’

here are a few small poems from my new chapbook / pamphlet Edibles ~ ~ ~

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this book represents 5 years’ worth of work, condensed into 33 pages

feels like it may be the ‘best’ thing i’ve done so far, in terms of writing idk ;-)

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if you like, you can buy Edibles directly from Eyewear Publishing, it is £5 / $8.54

(or if you’d like a signed copy for the same price, please email me here ~ stainton9@gmail.com)

promoting myself seems hard! thank you for reading

— Ben :D

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‘The Girl who became a Tree’

i was recently commissioned by the Irish writer Jonathan O’Brien to make a cover for his novella-in-progress The Girl who became a Tree

here is Jonathan’s Tumblr

here are some of his Books, including essays on Schiller, Confucius and Aristotle

and here’s a link to Fallout, his collection of short stories about, amongst other things, “A boy who tries to derail a train. A superman who cannot fly [and] A husband attacked by a vacuum cleaner.”

hopefully the The Girl who became a Tree will be available sometime in 2015!

the girl who became a tree