Harry Clarke (1889-1931) was the greatest of all Irish stained glass artists, as well as a brilliant painter and book illustrator, comparable with Aubrey Beardsley, Edmund Dulac and Kay Nielsen, and influenced by the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. His illustration work included The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope, Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales, Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault, Faust by Goethe and Selected Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne - but his illustrations for Poe remain his dark masterpieces. Mitchell is a member of underground band 'Photographed by Lightning from 1984 to the present, releasing music on Fierce (home of the Pooh Sticks), Situation Normal and ONEIROS MUSIC labels. Author of "Savoy - A Serious Life," a biography of Savoy Books and a study of the New Worlds 60s SF scene and its legacy. (pub Savoy Books) ("Winner of the International Horror Guild Award for Outstanding Achievement (best nonfiction title), 2004"). Short fiction, interviews and articles have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies including 'Rapid Eye', 'Beat Scene', 'Nox', 'Cold Cuts III', and 'Impulse'.