In this new poem, Lesley Burt explores the work of Van Gogh, discovering in it the possibility of a world ‘unclaimed by names’.
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.
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Hear Keith Moul read four prose poems featured in Issue 3.
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!
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.
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.
Kiran Sharma is an artist and printmaker, member of Aberystwyth Printmakers and published poet. These three images and poems were first exhibited in the Poetry of War exhibition in Rhayader, Wales in 2015.
These pairings of Haiku and prints explore our historical relationship with the horse and Jungian ideas of the shadow self.
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.
Lisa Kelly’s pamphlet Bloodhound is published by Hearing Eye. She is a regular host of poetry events at the Torriano Meeting House in Kentish Town. She is also studying for an MA in Creative Writing at Lancaster University, is on the board of Magma and co-edited issue 63.
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.
Heather Wheat is a mother, wife, daughter, etc.; book-lover, reader, and blogger; teacher, writer, and editor; She drinks massive amounts of coffee in order to function, and blogs about books—and sometimes about teaching and life—at wanderingbarkbooks.com. She also tweets a fair amount at @hwheaties.
Len Kuntz is a writer from Washington State and an editor at the online magazine Literary Orphans. His work appears widely in print and online journals. His story collection, “The Dark Sunshine,” debuted from Connotation Press in 2014. You can also find him at lenkuntz.BlogSpot.com
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.
‘…part parody…and part sincere aesthetic rooted in dualism.’
An Art Manifesto for the Disenchanted.
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.
George Freek is a poet/playwright living in Illinois. His poetry has
recently apeared in ‘Off course Literary journal’; ‘Smoky Blue Literary
Arts Magazine’; ‘Mud Season’; ‘The Chiron Review’; ‘The Rockhurst
Review’; ‘The Blue Door Quarterly’; ‘The Stillwater Review’; and ‘The
Samizdat Literary Journal’.
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 […]
‘Judy Kendall employs her poetry to articulate a connection with the land, how the tactile and physical work of maintaining a garden, and the attention this requires, can be channeled into poetry, and may in fact embody the same characteristics.’
‘You don’t have to be extreme
to be content…’
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 great wheel of Dharma
drums rend the earth and heavens
mendicants pray for alms
pigeons feed on scattered corn
visitors click endless images…’
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….’
Negro Quarter, Tupelo, Mississippi, March 1936 The barn-slab of board and batten must be a house: tin roof propped above the porch, four over four window, wood shingles clumsy as a mouthful of store-bought teeth. The whole thing slants to the left, toward a courthouse white against white sky. The slim black man in neat […]