What a month! Burning House Press would like to thank September’s Guest Editor RACHAEL DE MORAVIA for selecting, curating and presenting an INCREDIBLE array of writing and art on the theme/s BELONGING//RETURNING//RETREATING – and for all of the endeavour and hard work that has gone into managing the high volume of contributions received over the month  –  and the wonderful way Rachael has engaged with, and encouraged, submitters to BHP – THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING, RACHAEL!!!

Massive thank you also goes to everyone who contributed to Rachael’s theme/s and all who continue to send BHP your  writing and art – we are so happy and grateful that you entrust us with your work, thank you!!! xX

Here it is, the BELONGING//RETURNING//RETREATING EDITION – every selection in one place for you to read/peruse – enjoy!!! xX

3rd Sep

Last of the Barbary Lions and other poems; a haibun sequence by Rico Craig


4th Sep

Street Goddesses by Mary Frances


5th Sep

Faulkner on the Balcony by Tristan Foster


6th Sep

Berceuses by Petero Kalulé


7th Sep

Charlotte Olayinka’s launch speech for Tony Messenger’s “Poems to be found in the desert”


Shield by Matthew Jakubowski


8th Sep

The Angel to the Seabird Sings by Sarah Wallis


Memoriam by Julia Lee Barclay-Morton


9th Sep

Three poems by Jude Marr


The Orange Line: Collages by Wullae Wright


10th Sep

Wisconsin by Sam Lou Talbot


11th Sep

Pretty Secret by Derick Dupré


12th Sep

Disjecta – Caesura – Membra, from ‘& The Little Light That Escaped (Vedute)’, by Alexander Booth


13th Sep

Bomb Nostalgic by Mauricio Montiel Figueiras


14th Sep

To Return by Fernando Sdrigotti


Learning French in Paris by Damian Kelleher


15th Sep

Spanish Moss by Eric Edwards


16th Sep

Strangers in Strange Spaces by Mercy Ananeh-Frempong


18th Sep

Three poems by Wanda Deglane


Grief is a private island by Julia Lee Barclay-Morton


19th Sep

One plus one is two point three by Caroline Stockford


20th Sep

The farm will have us always by Richard Winters


21st Sep

Fifty Years Later by Kate Wooddell


Familiar Road by Daniel Fraser


22nd Sep

By the Water’s Edge by Susanna Crossman


The Green, Green Grass of Ceredigion by Laurence Mitchell


23rd Sep

Softness as a cosmology by Rishi Dastidar


24th Sep

Reunion by V.C. McCabe


25th Sep

Three poems by Mingji Liu


26th Sep

Stave in the Autobiography of Sidney Ashe Fletcher by James Gifford


Exile, intensive care by Christina Tudor-Sideri


27th Sep

Three poems by Mark Goodwin


The Watersteps by BR Williams


Pacific Coast Highway by Yanina Spizzirri


28th Sep

Saudades de Rio by Eva Rosenn


Exile is a Fire No One Can Put Out by Annie Q. Syed


The House, Cogitatio Amphibolia by Matthew Turner


29th Sep

Three poems by Adrian Ernesto Cepeda


under there, somewhere by Andy Harrod


30th Sep

Mayonnaise (at 3:00pm) by hiromi suzuki


Redoubt by John Trefry