Editorial Team

From day one, The City Fox has been defined by those who submit creative works to us. However, if it were not for the team behind the computer screens, the e-zine would be nothing more than an unrealised concept. Find out more about the Editorial Team who bring The City Fox to life…

Left to Right: Kathy Halliday, Vicki Bartram, Evie Johnson, Christy Hall and Nicola Spencer

Founding Editor: Kathy Halliday

Kathy Halliday is a 23 year old graduate of the Creative Writing and English Literature BA (Hons) programme at York St John University, where she is also currently a Creative Writing MA student. Her creative and critical works can be found online and in print at Pastiche MagazineThe CadaverineTurbulence PoetryLittle FictionThe City FoxBeyond the Walls: New Writing from York St John University and Texts & Contexts: English Literature and History Extracts 2013. She lives in York & blogs over at Feathers in the Rain.

Poetry Editor: Vicki Bartram

Vicki Bartram is a writer based in York. She specializes in poetry that is short and unsettling. She has a fondness for the supernatural and the dark side of life, specifically in nature, sex and relationships. She has been published internationally both online and in print and her poetry has been highly placed in local poetry competitions. She is also the poetry co-editor for Indigo Rising UK.

Prose Editor: Evie Johnson

Evie Johnson is a third year Creative Writing and English Literature student at York St John University. She enjoys writing screenplays, short fiction and the occasional poem. One of her poems was selected to appear as part of Create ‘12 at University. She is also interested in Surrealism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Her favourite writers include Franz Kafka, Arthur Conan Doyle and Federico Garcia Lorca.

Co-Editor in Poetry: Christy Hall

Christy Hall is a Yorkshire born poet. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in Poetry and Prose Fiction from the University of Hull in 2010. Since then he has had his poetry published across two continents; extensively online and in print. He came third in the annual Fathom prize for Poetry in 2010 and second in the inaugural Ryedale prize for poetry in 2012. In early 2013 Fire Hazard Press published his debut chapbook Later, You Returned to the Sea. He is currently writing towards his first full length collection. His words often reference the band that he admires the most – Modest Mouse.

Illustrator: Nicola Spencer

Nicola Spencer is a freelance artist and illustrator currently based in East Yorkshire. She studied painting and printmaking at the Glasgow School of Art, and graduated with a B.A Honours Degree in June 2012. Nicola has recently had her work selected for exhibitions in both Hull and York, and in September 2012 she started up a creative design business under the name of Alice Blue Designs.


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