Introducing our sparkly new editor Alice Snape

Editor Alice Snape outside her London front door 

Editor Alice Snape outside her London front door 

Our latest issue is inspired by the idea of 'Passages', and it is also the issue in which we welcome our brand new editor, Alice Snape, to the team. 

Our photographer Liz Seabrook went to her south London home to have a chat and take some snaps, you can read more in issue 38. Here's a little snapshot about Alice's journey to her new home at Oh Comely.

What’s been your path to Oh Comely? "Growing up, I always had my head in a book – Judy Blume and Margaret Atwood had a profound influence on my life. As a teenager, my love for words turned into a passion for magazines. Over the years, I’ve written for lots of magazines and newspapers; until I launched my own tattoo magazine, Things & Ink, about five years ago, to provide a platform for female voices in a male dominated industry. Getting a tattoo is hugely empowering – you’re permanently altering your body – and I hate that tattooed females have historically been painted as sluts. Things & Ink, in its print form, came to a natural end a year ago, but it helped in changing how tattooed females are portrayed in the media. Things & Ink and Oh Comely have much in common, both seek to tell the stories of unknown people, stories that otherwise might be left untold..."

Find out more about Alice – including her most memorable journey and her favourite passage from literature – in the latest issue, available from our website.