Counterpoint #22

Counterpoint is an independent magazine featuring original writing and amazing illustration. Each issue has a different, unique theme and comes packed with thoughtful features and gorgeous original artwork.

Three-colour risograph printed magazine featuring original writing and beautiful illustration inspired by the theme ‘Play’.

This issue, we explore different aspects of growth, from the personal to biological and even crystalline. We learn the secrets of sourdough, investigate invasive species and explore what happens to emotional growth after the loss of a parent. The new issue features incredible artwork from some of the best illustrators around.

Issue 22 - The Love issue.

It's full of wonderful writing, reporting and illustration about relationships, romance, exploration, friendship, sweets and sex.

Risograph printed in Leith with red, blue and pink ink, the magazine includes:

Authors Megan Nolan and Daisy Lafarge on anti-romance
Queering pulp romantic literature with Jenifer Prince
Photography love stories with Ellie Morag
How to write a great love song
Interview with a Love Heart
The secrets to self-acceptance
Sex ed with Hazel Mead
Lustful chemistry
Discovering kinks
Dating on TV
Beautiful illustrations from Aysha Tengiz, Heedayah Lockman, Maisy Summer, Daniel Nelson, Topaz Pauls and Bethany Thompson.