In this new poem, Lesley Burt explores the work of Van Gogh, discovering in it the possibility of a world ‘unclaimed by names’.
Northern Minnesota is the focus for these works, combining photography with prose poetry, itself a form which resists easy definition, to explore perception and the interaction of images and language.
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.
‘The richness of this book lies not in any one person’s contribution, but in the fertile space between them – between word and image, between languages, between word and silence, between landscape and light.’
£4.99 (Digital Edition) Preview and Buy Now. ‘Through photography I have sought to explore the space between the finite and the infinite. For me, infrared photography is on the borderline, the veil between the known and the unknown … a search for what is beyond the doorway of perception. What draws me—what speaks to me—is […]
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!
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.
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.
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.
The first full edition of Long Exposure is now available online: http://joom.ag/3U8b Long Exposure on Social Media: Facebook: Long Exposure Magazine Twitter: @longexposuremagazine Many thanks as always to our contributors and readers!
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 […]