PROSE: Untitled by David Thomas

David Thomas is the author of a novella and dozens of comic strip stories, screen plays and radio plays. His work has been published in the UK, America, Europe and Japan. He lives and works in Cardiff, Wales. This piece is based on the scientific study of near death experience, not purely materialistic science but the [...]

POETRY: Scene by Penny Sharman

Penny is an artist, photographer, therapist and poet, mother, grandmother and sweeper of wooden floors. Penny has a varied approach to writing and is inspired by natural landscapes, especially coastal paths and the edges of things. She has just completed an MA in creative writing at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk Lancs, which is well [...]

POETRY: Cups & Pentacles// The Star by Margaryta Golovchenko

Margaryta Golovchenko is an undergrad student at the University of Toronto, an editor for Poached Hare, and a book reviewer for Alternating Current. Her work has appeared in publications such as Acta Victoriana, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Contemporary Verse 2, Metatron, and others. She is also the author of two poetry chapbooks.  Her two [...]

POETRY: Yugo in toad form by Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones is a writer. You can see more of his poetry in Issue 1 of Lumin Journal. The weight of the sky being flat around the middle, pulled in on itself, a gamble against clouds discoloured sounds circled by silvered  flocks  miming the effect of flight an equation figured out in the silhouette of a [...]

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 [...]