ARTIST CALL FOR CREATING NEW PUBLICATION

We are looking to put out a pamphlet with an writer/s or artist/s. Send us your writing, artwork or ideas in any medium, with any ideas you may already have for exploration or presentation. How can we break down the barriers that separate us? We are particularly looking for tracts of political/aesthetic/spiritual/transformative prose/poetry/art of any [...]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: LUMIN JOURNAL 2

Send us your visionary art, freely expressed poetry, literature, music, plays, sound pieces, experimental and lucid essay/critical/academic work, reviews, arts journalism, contemporary non-genre restricted unique creations for our second print issue. We’re particularly interested in work that is in dialogue with or comes from spirituality, non-western thought, modernist, post-modernist & metamodernist modes of expression, and [...]

POETRY: The Ancestors & Lovers by Laszlo Aranyi (Frater Azmon)

Laszlo Aranyi (Frater Azmon) poet, anarchist, occultist from Hungary. Earlier books: (szellem)válaszok – ghost answers (1990), A Nap és Holderők egyensúlya - Balance between the forces of the Sun and the Moon (2011), Kiterített rókabőr - Fox's skin, vomit (2017). Known spiritualist medium, explores the relationship between magic and art. The Ancestors (Translated by Johanna [...]

POETRY: Straw Man and Co.

Abeer Ameer lives in Cardiff, is originally from Iraq, was made in England like the blue Cortina. She writes poetry and her work has appeared in Writing Our Lives anthology, Roath Writers anthology, The Cardiff Review online, Mslexia Little Ms, and I Am Not A Silent Poet blog. I found Straw Man sitting with his friends [...]

CALL FOR PRINT SUBMISSIONS

We've got a last minute call for art, writing and critical pieces for our first upcoming print magazine. If you're a Wales or Bristol based artist/writer then check out our submissions page on our website for the kind of things we're looking for. Our deadline is the 7th of January but if you miss the [...]

POETRY: Walking into View and Black Dog Days by Alyson Hallett

I met [Lumin editor] Beau at a meditation at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. I was there with my fifth migrating stone - which is part of a project called The Migration Habits of Stones where I take stones around the world with a line of poetry carved into them.  I've written a few books too. My [...]

ART: Étude by Tomos Morris

Tomos Morris is a graduate from Bath Spa University with a BA in History and English Literature. He has taken a year out from further study and currently lives in Cardiff to pursue writing aspirations. His current interests are ideas on abstraction, minimalism, and empty space. This piece is the result of my exploration in [...]

POETRY: Amethyst by Beau William Beakhouse

Beau William Beakhouse is a writer currently residing in Cardiff. Having dropped out of university in response to its systemic, limited way of teaching the arts, he now co-edits Lumin and intends to start his own creative space. He is particularly interested in metaphysics, spirituality, mystery and art, and has been published in Tŷ Celf, Quench Magazine [...]

POETRY: Four Walls And A Window by Jacob Mackenzie

Jacob Mackenzie is a Cardiff based writer and graduate of Cardiff University, who hopes to continue penning poems about life, death, and everything inbetween. There’s an Ikea chair facing the window, staring gently at the world without sun. It wakes up in greys and falls asleep in dark, painfully aware of clichés. It hit me [...]