The Poet and the Flea

by G. E. Gallas

Selections from G.E. Gallas’s ongoing graphic novel The Poet and the Flea, an ode to Willam Blake.

G.E. Gallas The Poet and the Flea cover

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G.E. GallasG. E. Gallas is a screenwriter and graphic novelist (writer/illustrator) best known for The Poet and the Flea (, a fantastical reimagining of the life of the poet-painter William Blake. Originally from Washington D.C., she spent her year abroad in Tokyo, Japan and graduated from New York University: Gallatin School of Individualzed Study with a major involving cross-cultural storytelling. Spring 2013, she attended the Cannes International Film Festival and spoke upon invitation to The Blake Society, London. Next year, her illustrations will be featured in the young adult title Scared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know About 50 Famous Phobias

Kyle Duke Adamiec as Robert Louis Stevenson Gallas' short film *Death Is No Bad Friend*

Kyle Duke Adamiec as Robert Louis Stevenson in Gallas’s short film *Death Is No Bad Friend*


 Currently, as part of Siren’s Gaze Productions (, she is producing a short film called Death Is No Bad Friend about Robert Louis Stevenson and his time in San Francisco.

Twitter: (@gegallas)

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6 Comments on “The Poet and the Flea”

  1. October 31, 2013 at 8:29 pm #

    Reblogged this on G. E. Gallas and commented:
    Many thanks to Melissa D. Johnston for promoting my work on her awesome blog Creative Thresholds! –G. E.


  2. November 5, 2013 at 11:53 am #

    You are really good.


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