Derek Alger, longtime contributor to Pif Magazine, passed away on October 29th, 2014.
by Greg Lucas
Before he finished unlocking the door, he scolded himself for making himself worry unnecessarily. Why would Maggie develop suspicions?
So he is mad then, I thought, looking away. Another loony inhabitant of this great city.
Now, with his mother too weak to leave the basement, Nik, at the brave age of eleven, was gathering the food.
Her head moves quickly in front of her, bowed in an attempt to distinguish what is earth and what is food.
by Richard Luck
To be honest, I don’t remember exactly how I first met Derek.
interviewed by Emily Frankoski
The artwork of Gillian Tobin is anything but obvious. It takes time to see, observe, study, and digest her intent and message…patience and curiosity are required. These are exactly the qualities that attracted me to her work. I didn’t “get it”…but desperately wanted to.