Charles P. Newton is an illustrator from Texas who works primarily in pen and ink. A. de Cuit writes short verse in the Midwest. Their creative partnership grew from a shared love of the gothic and macabre.

Charles P. Newton

There once was a man who dealt in blue china.
After years of gathering wealth just fine, a
Starved boa, with stealth,
Slunk out of the Delft…
The experts surmised his demise was angina.

- A. de Cuit