The Moon’s not Just a Dirty Rock: A New Poem by Lesley Burt

Lesley’s poetry has been published online, including by Long Exposure and the Poetry Kit website, and in magazines and anthologies, including: Tears in the Fence, The Interpreter’s House, Sarasvati, Reach and The Butchers Dog. Recent awards in competitions include Chipping Sodbury 2014, Poetry Kit 2015 and Poetry Kit Members Competition March 2016.

The Inking of a Story: A New Poem by Jane R. Rogers

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.

A Display of Smoked Mackerel: A New Poem by Stephen Elves

Stephen Elves’ poems have been published in various magazines including Acumen, Magma, Orbis, South Bank Poetry, and Envoi.
Born in London and now living in Faversham, Kent, he recently completed an M Phil in Writing at the University of South Wales. He is also a journalist who has worked for
The Independent and The Times.

Christmas Photographs: A New Poem by Lesley Burt

Lesley Burt lives in Christchurch, Dorset. Her poetry has been published online, in magazines and anthologies including Tears in the Fence, The Interpreters House, Sarasvati, The Cinnamon Anthology, Long Exposure and Lancaster University’s Flash. Her chapter, ‘Considering connotation: the impact and implications of language in poetry’ is included in Teaching Creative Writing (2012) ed. Elaine Walker.

Three Collage Poems by Helen Ivory

Helen Ivory is a poet and assemblage/collage artist. Her fourth Bloodaxe Books collection is ‘Waiting for Bluebeard’. She edits the webzine Ink Sweat & Tears, and is Course Director and teaches for the UEA/ WCN creative writing programme. A collaborative Tarot pack with the artist Tom de Freston is forthcoming from Gatehouse Press in Winter 2015, and a book of collage cut-up poems from Knives Forks and Spoons Press in Spring 2016.

Two Poems by Dairena Ní Chinnéide

Dairena Ní Chinnéide is a bilingual poet from the Dingle Peninsula in south-west Ireland, where she lives and works. Among her seven published poetry collections are the bilingual ‘An Trodaí & Dánta Eile / The Warrior and Other Poems” by Cló Iar Chonnacht and her most recent Irish language work ‘ Cloithear Aistear Anama’ by Coiscéim. She has represented Ireland at numerous festivals, conferences and readings throughout Ireland, in Europe and the U.S.A.

Long Exposure Magazine: Front Cover Opportunity

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 […]