Two Photographs by Alexis Rhone Fancher

by Leslie Anne Mcilroy


There’s a covert violence that simmers just under the surface of L.A.’s mean streets. I always carry a camera so I can document it when it bubbles up.

One Way

One Way

Lane Ends

Lane Ends


Self Portrait by Alexis Rhone Fancher

Self Portrait by Alexis Rhone Fancher

Alexis Rhone Fancher’s photos have been published worldwide, including the covers of Witness and The Mas Tequila Review, and featured in River Styx, Blue Lyra, Blink Ink, Fine Linen, and HEArt Online. Her monthly photo-essay feature for Cultural Weekly, “The Poet’s Eye,” documents the changing landscape of Los Angeles. Alexis’ solo portrait show of 35 L.A. Poets opened at Beyond Baroque in Los Angeles on April 4th, 2015 in conjunction with Poetry Month. In her other life, Alexis is an award-winning poet, three-time Pushcart nominee, and poetry editor of Cultural Weekly. For more, visit here.