iS A GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND WRITER ON DESIGN, TYPOGRAPHY AND DESIGN HISTORY
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A GEOGRAPHY OF HORROR
A project that’s been in my mind, on my screen, and now in print, ever since I realised that M.R. James was barely commemorated in his favourite county, which he used so well in some of his best stories.
A Geography of Horror is a book that brings together two loves: short supernatural fiction, and the landscape, particularly the coastline, of Suffolk. Actually, make that three: my love of designing books too!
With his close matching of text and landscape, Loxley provides an absorbing read for James aficionados and a handy companion for any traveller straying into antique churches or roaming lonely heaths or beaches… THE FORTEAN TIMES
A mini-masterpiece, and an absolute ‘must’ for anyone who
has read M.R. James. FULLYBOOKED2017.COM
EMERY WALKER TALKS
Saturday, 19 June 2021
Emery Walker, TYPOGRAPHER
THE WILLIAM MORRIS SOCIETY
A look at Walker’s typographic work with the Kelmscott Doves and Ashendene presses, and others. The talk is part of the William Morris Society’s programme to celebrate 125 years since the publication of the Kelmscott Chaucer.
A version of the talk is included inThe Journal of William Morris Studies, Vol. XXIV nos 1-2.
Sunday, 6 March 2022
LIKE WATER, LIKE AIR:
Emery Walker AND
THE ART OF THE BOOK
THE OXFORD FINE PRESS BOOK FAIR
This was a talk based on my research and writing of Emery Walker: Arts, Crafts and a World in Motion.
SLOWLY, AND THEN ROUND AGAIN
HARRY RANSOM CENTER
I contributed an essay to the Harry Ransom Center’s online forum ‘What is Research?’, based on my experiences researching the Center’s Emery Walker archive.