Editor-in-chief. Writer. Journalist. Masked Man.
Photographer, Writer, Bon Vivant - I enjoy travel, tattoos, talking, twitter, tea & technology.
A graduate of The School of Design at Northumbria University, The Designer has been fortunate to apply his creative flair and skills across a wide range of disciplines over the last few years. Always on the look out for a challenge, the prospect of becoming The Designer of The Bleed was an offer he could not refuse. Enjoys running around in circles, the odd extreme activity, and brainstorming with an ale in his hand.
Peter Whitfield lives and writes in the North East of England. Wikipedia replaced all of his hippocampus-dependent memory when caffeine, which has been known to reduce neurogenesis in this area, burned it out.
Raised in the South, heart in the North. Attended Northumbria University and left with a Bachelors and Masters in History. Full-time geek and songwriter. Particularly talented at watching films and listening to music. Yearns to be a rockstar by day and superhero by night. Lifelong supporter of beards. Only life goal is to bring capes back into fashion.
Northern worrier. Rachel Robson lives and works in the North East and is currently working towards an MRes in English Literature at Northumbria University.
Claire has just finished an MRes in English Literature, spending the year with a quartet of dysfunctional poets. She dreams one day of making a living out of reading.
Katie Hindle is a lawyer who is presently studying on the MRes programme at Northumbria. She has a particular interest, both in her academic and creative endeavours, in representations of femininity in popular culture.
An aspiring academic with interests in horror, exploitation, violent representation, and cult cinema. He also feels a strong affinity with Austrian director Michael Haneke. In his spare time he enjoys attempting to play bass and listening to the most abrasive music he can find. He thinks theory is cool and has a slight obsession with a certain Mr Jean Baudrillard, he suggests you read him (if only to argue with him).
Aspiring human Geordie. Sometimes writes, runs, puns, and strums. Obsessed with music, film, comedy, real ale, motors, food, language and quality tat.
Historian, aspiring political columnist, and graduate of the University of Northumbria.
Illustrations and comics.
A poet based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. His words are like strands of gossamer.
Filmmaker and photographer. A mess of creation.
Katie Eleanor takes beautiful photographs. What more do you need to know?
MM (Metro Madness)
MM is an ex-graffiti writer who turned to photography to let off steam and discovered light-painting along the way. So rather than spray paint in the dark, he now uses lights and plays with long exposures.
Award-winning, internationally renowned artist and writer, Bryan is the creator of Alice in Sunderland, Grandville, The Adventures of Luther Arkwright, and The Tale of One Bad Rat, and has illustrated a who’s who of iconic comic characters, such as Judge Dread, Batman, and Sandman, during his exceptional career.