Brain Maps

Inside the head of…Alaina Varrone.

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Alaina Varrone is an embroidery artist from New Haven, Connecticut. Born in 1982 to a family of weirdos and storytellers, she uses this natural creativity to tell her own stories in thread. Many of her works display strong female...

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Inside the head of…Robbie Brindley

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Robbie Brindley is a photographer from Hot Springs, Arkansas. Shooting mostly on film, many of Robbie’s photos capture the people of his hometown although his projects extend outside of that, including a series of dreamy polaroids...

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Inside the head of…Vanessa Jean Speckman

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho We first came into contact with artist, craftswoman and all-round awesome person Vanessa Jean Speckman a few years ago when our friend Frank was suggesting zinesters in California we could get in touch with. We’ve kept in touch...

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Inside the head of…Esme Patterson

Esme Patterson is a singer songwriter from Denver, Colorado with three solo albums under her belt, and one with the band Paper Bird. We first discovered her when a friend of ours gave us a copy of Woman to Woman, her 2014 album which gives voice to the women...

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Inside the head of…Anousha Hutton

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Anousha Hutton is a British photographer based in Los Angeles. Her journey with photography began in London, whereupon graduating high school, she was awarded a “Top 5 in the UK” designation from the AQA.  From there, she...

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Inside the head of…Sophie Ioannou

Interview with one of Gut Feelings co-founders. 1. Do you actively do anything to keep your brain healthy, and if so what? Reading, travelling, constantly asking questions, being on my own. 2. What or who mentally stimulates your growth the most? Travelling and...

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Inside the head of….Sarah Crowder

  Interview with a Gut Feelings co-founder.     1. Do you actively do anything to keep your brain healthy, and if so what? Yes. I do a lot of crosswords. I also read and try to hang out with people who are smarter than me and will make my mind stretch...

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Inside the head of…..Bart Schaneman

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Bart Schaneman is an author who lives and writes in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. He has published numerous stories, essays and poems and is most recently the author of a collection of essays Someplace Else: On Wanderlust, Expatriate Life,...

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Inside The Head Of…Barna Howard

Barna Howard is a singer songwriter from Eureka, Missouri. His eponymous debut album came out in 2012, and was followed up in 2015 with Quite a Feelin’ which was met with rave reviews and earned him comparisons to the likes of Townes Van Zandt, John Prine and...

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Inside the head of…Trace Ramsey

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Trace Ramsey is a recipient of the 2015 Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artists Award in Literature, a 2015 contributor in non-fiction at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and winner of the 2016 Alex Albright Creative Nonfiction...

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Inside the head of…Noah Cicero

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Noah Cicero is an American poet, novelist and short story writer born in Ohio and living in Las Vegas. We first fell in love with his writing after reading Bi-Polar Cowboy, his beautiful collection of love poems which he outlines on the...

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Inside the head of…Eimear McBride.

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho  Author Eimear McBride was born to Irish parents in Liverpool in 1976. Her debut novel, A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing (which took her merely six months to write) was published in 2013 and won serveral awards including the Baileys Women’s...

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