The Nzuri Journal is an online literary arts journal based in Orange County, California.
Nzuri (meaning beautiful/fine in Swahili) is purposed to promote artistic, creative and scholarly work consistent with the values and ideals of the Umoja community.
Issue 2, Volume 2 of the Nzuri Journal is out now and features a fresh and invigorating blend of poetry and prose from all parts of this globe, including Afterglow and Apposto, two new poems by J H Martin.
Issue 2, Volume 2 of the Nzuri Journal can be read and shared for free here.
Edge of Humanity Magazine is an online platform that features writing, photography and artwork that deals with all aspects of the human condition, as well as the pressing social issues of our times.
Constantly updated, Edge of Humanity Magazine showcases work by artists, writers and photographers from all over the globe. including Śakra, a poem by J H Martin, which you can read for free here.
Dragon Poet Review is an online literary journal that features a wide variety of poetry, flash fiction, short fiction, short memoir and short CNF, as well as photography, artwork and reviews of books and films.
The journal is published twice annually and their 2018 Summer/Fall Issue is out now. Featuring a fresh and vibrant mix of contemporary art from a myriad of artists from all around the globe, the 2018 Summer/Fall Issue also features Mind Your Self, a short piece of fiction by J H Martin, which you can read here.
SunLit Fiction is a publisher and podcast of short contemporary fiction.
This week on their podcast and their website, they feature Dragons; a short story set in Myanmar, by J H Martin, with the story being freely available to read on their website as well.
Listen, read, like and share the story with anyone you may know who has an interest in Myanmar, Burmese culture and Asia.
Poached Hare is a website, literary journal and chapbook press committed to contemporary creative work.
Their first issue is out now and features a fresh and eclectic mix of short fiction and poetry, whilst their website features an engaging and diverse selection of essays and creative non-fiction, including My People by J H Martin, a short piece of creative non-fiction about his first year living in Yangon, Myanmar, which you can read here.
Genre: Urban Arts are a group of creatives who utilize both print and digital platforms to share creativity in all of its forms.
Our vision differs from other arts communities because we do not dis-aggregate art. We compartmentalize in enough of life. Our goal is to meditate on creativity. Discuss creativity. Display creativity. Collaborate creatively. Become eclipsed by creativity. Experiment with familiar and unchartered spaces of creativity.
Genre: Urban Arts Print Issue No. 4 is on sale now and features 84 pages of art, critical articles, photography, poetry and prose from contemporary artists all over the globe, including Monday – Monday; a new poem by J H Martin.
To help and support Genre: Urban Arts to continue to give a global platform to urban themed art in all of its forms, you can order your copy of Issue No. 4 here.
Empty Mirror opened its virtual doors on May 31, 2000. Empty Mirror was originally a book-selling site specializing in collectible Beat Generation and small press poetry books but over time added articles, essays, poetry, art, and Beat Generation resources.
In 2012, Empty Mirror re-launched as an online magazine and to this day publishes new essays, poetry, and art every Friday. This week, it features, Dew Drops (4 poems) by J H Martin, which you can read here.