In this new poem, Lesley Burt explores the work of Van Gogh, discovering in it the possibility of a world ‘unclaimed by names’.
Anne Weisgerber discusses and reads her flash fiction piece She Curled Tight for Long Exposure Magazine. For more flash fiction like this, purchase Issue 4 of Long Exposure Magazine here.
‘At the end of each song he lays the saxophone on his lap, leans over and spits into a tin bucket. The floorboards under his chair are worn from years of heels tapping syncopated rhythms. His toe breaks through the sole of the boot, yet the shine remains jet black and sharp…’
Gabriel Rosenstock discusses the philosophy of Haiku and the ability of the form to disrupt everyday ways of seeing and thinking. ‘Emptiness’, his collaborative work with American Photographer Ron Rosenstock, is out now from Long Exposure Press.
Long Exposure Magazine has now been publishing for 2 years!
Long Exposure Magazine is now offering feedback and guidance on a selection of your poetry.
Further opportunities at Long Exposure Magazine.
For the next issue, Long Exposure is opening up submissions to fiction, specifically very short fiction of 700 words or less. In previous issues we explored traditional short forms such as the haiku (Issue 2), and how an economy of language and sharpness of observation can heighten the impact on the reader by using a […]
Long Exposure, Issue 3 is now available!
Jane R Rogers has been writing poetry for around five years and currently takes classes at the Poetry School. She is a member of the Magma Poetry Magazine team and the Greenwich Poetry Workshop in London. Jane finds ideas come easy but that the hard work is in the editing, where she finds feedback invaluable. Jane lives in London but misses the West Country.
For our next issue, Long Exposure Magazine is seeking photography or visual art based on the theme of ‘Movement’. The representation of movement, such as the play of light, the movement of animals or the actions of figures, have been a long standing preoccupation for the techniques of creative writing and the visual arts. The […]
Bio: an’ya is the haigo (haiku nom de plume) of Andja Petrovic. an’ya loosely translates to “a peaceful light in the moonless night.”
Submissions are now open for our third issue! So far, the magazine has been fortunate enough to engage with and publish fascinating collaborations between creative writing and the visual arts, and we continue our interest in this type of project, whatever media is involved. We are always open to new projects being brought to our […]
The new edition of Long Exposure Magazine is ready! Featuring an internationally diverse range of creative work in a variety of forms. Access it here: http://joom.ag/g6Ob Please enjoy the issue and share! Support Long Exposure on social media: Facebook: Long Exposure Magazine Twitter: @longexposuremagazine
The second issue of Long Exposure Magazine will be made available online from this Friday, 19th June. The edition is focused on a variety of eastern poetic and artistic forms, and features the collaborative work of Ron Rosenstock and Gabriel Rosenstock, combining haiku and photography, a sequence based on the art of Hiroshige, several examples […]
But the house’s heart is dark and sweet
with sage and lavender, with the scent of grass and lake
protecting its guests from the hot wind, the drought,
and the smoke to the water’s edge.
‘The optimism you had –
being an old man
with crippling arthritis –
for life, health,
the beauty and vigour it could afford….’
foirfe amach is amach – ciúnas an laindéir ar a chrúca utterly perfect – the silence of a lantern on its hook Gabriel Rosenstock (Composition in Irish Gaelic and English) まこと見事な― フックにかかった ランプの沈黙 Mariko Sumikura (Japanese Translation)
Provisional cover for the upcoming issue, featuring Haiga art work by Gabriel Rosenstock and Ion Codrescu. Submissions for our Eastern poetic forms specialism as well as other textual and visual work remain open. See our submissions guidelines for further details.
I cannot find myself in a threatening form with bird’s head. I stand naked on a beach. I was of two selves and met my other self walking towards me down a familiar street. Art’s created from heart’s blood. I paint Self Portrait in Hell, a blood vessel bursts in my eye. My relationship with […]
you can almost hear a siren’s distant howl his cigarette is fresh and will take a while to smoke – she will stand and wait for an answer their window is closed against the night air, noise and car fumes – they prefer their own temperatures and aromas, half undressed or dressed her perfume stronger; […]
The label on my suitcase … … reminds me I do not belong. Outside, sky darkens over a line of could-be-anywhere mountains. Electric light casts shadows around plain walls, plain carpet, plain curtains; and the chair with no cushion where I drop my wrap; perch on the king-size bed, careful not to rumple its dull […]
White paste, skewed lips, hospital green you have been drained of blood your heart clenched tight around your throat your hair is an oil slick, a shield, a shadow the line down the centre of your face jags left and right, dodging bullets your ear is a walking cane your shoulders an encampment asteroids your […]