Issue II: hermes (the kaleidoscope) is all about surrealism, eclecticism and being multi-faceted. Consider prose pieces linked to the subconscious, dreams and the fine lines between fantasy and reality. Or, in response to what Hermes was linked to, consider writing a personal essay linked to death and grief, transgressing boundaries, subterfuge and the feeling of being … Continue reading Issue II: Call for prose/creative non-fiction
Issue II: hermes (the kaleidoscope) is all about surrealism, eclecticism and being multi-faceted. For photography and visual art submissions, consider how you can play with light, patterns, fragments and the themes found in our list of prompts (found here). Photography and visual art pieces are always considered for the front cover of the issue too! Read … Continue reading Issue II: Call for photography/visual art
Issue II: hermes (the kaleidoscope) is all about surrealism, eclectism and being multi-faceted. We would love to read your poetry submissions! Find our Issue II prompts here to help you begin or to inspire you. Read our submission guidelines here. The deadline is Friday, 21st May. We look forward to reading your work.
Dear Elea by S. K. Nicholas Those delicate, slender fingers, ringless as they are ageless, are tracing shapes across the sky before taking refuge in the pockets of her simple city dress. On a patchwork blanket in the sun, the wind kisses her pale neck. It kisses her cheeks, too, leaving them as red as … Continue reading Issue I features S. K. Nicholas
Photography by Brandon Clarke You can see more of Brandon Clarke's work by following them on Instagram @brandon_clr. You can download a free copy of Issue I here. Submissions for Issue II are now open.
I'm 19 and I'm on Fire (after Lorde) by Gina Bowen Our hearts, engulfed in burning, melted skating rinks we called our own. Your hands warmed my ice with November sun and I forgot that my Converse were always dirtied because I was always living beneath branches, somewhere on the run. And we were spinning. … Continue reading Issue I features Gina Bowen
Issue II: hermes (the kaleidoscope) Below are words, phrases, paintings and photographs which might help inspire written, artistic and photographic responses to Issue II’s theme. Please remember, work written in response to these prompts must be submitted following our guidelines which are linked here. Any work we are tagged in is not considered for publication … Continue reading Issue II: prompts/ideas
Issue II: hermes (the kaleidoscope) In the Olympian Pantheon, Hermes is perhaps one of the most multi-faceted gods. He has been linked to guiding those of have died into the underworld, he is the messenger god, he is linked to trickery, mischief and theft, as well as being the god of shepherds and boundaries. And … Continue reading Issue II announcement
We've had excellent feedback in response to Issue I so if you haven't yet downloaded your free copy, we encourage you do! Thank you for all the support, kind words and the donations which were made when downloading copies of the issue. Download here Donate, if you wish The theme announcement for Issue II will … Continue reading Have you read Issue I?
Written in response to our prompt ‘obscure illusions’. We will be sharing a piece by someone in our community each day this week in the lead up to our Issue II announcement next week. Midsummer Madness by Lynn White I saw a rabbit in the clouds it was eating something, but what was it? Didn’t … Continue reading Midsummer Madness – Lynn White