There are almost six years worth of writing at The Ekphrastic Review. With daily or more posts of poetry, fiction, and prose for most of that history, we have a wealth of talent to show off. We encourage readers to explore our archives by month and year in the sidebar. Click on a random selection and read through our history.
Would you like to be a guest editor for a Throwback Thursday? Pick up to 10 favourite or random posts from the archives of The Ekphrastic Review. Use the format you see below: title, name of author, a sentence or two about your choice, and the link. Include a bio and if you wish, a note to readers about the Review, your relationship to the journal, ekphrastic writing in general, or any other relevant subject. Put THROWBACK THURSDAYS in the subject line and send to email@example.com.
Let's have some fun with this- along with your picks, send a vintage photo of yourself too!
Fixed in Place, by M.N. O’Brien
“Lilith told me the sun was green…”
Eva Gouel’s Last Tango with Picasso, by Jennifer Hambrick
"Women are machines for suffering."-- Pablo Picasso
The Two Saltimbanques, by Strider Marcus Jones
“...undoing and doing each other…”
Disconnected, by Kitty Jospe
“Picasso paints my insides with the outsides…”
Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, by Henry Bladon
“‘I will have my place,’ says the ambitious young Spaniard. ‘I will be the world’s greatest painter.’”
Guernica at MOMA, by Jonathan Stolzenberg
“Horse took me, took all I was, expanded to fill the room…”
What I Said to Picasso, by Dale Patterson
“...then heard whistles that showered like hail...
Still Life, by Dominic James
“The bottle, half full or empty…”
Painting With Words, by Bill Waters
“But your Guernica eyes are distant and blank.”
The Charnel House, by Jim Woessner
“The label stated that Picasso had intentionally left the painting unfinished, since the brutality and senselessness of war hadn’t ended when Picasso stepped away from it.”
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