Bare Hands is an online monthly international journal of contemporary poetry and photography. We publish ten poems and five photographs every month for free. If you wish to purchase a copy of the stunning Bare Hands Print Anthology to celebrate our one year birthday simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The Bare Hands Anthology - full of energy and beauty - stands out among literary journals, online and off. The excellent mix of writing and image is perfect; each work is definite in its space and time; holding the eye, enriching the mind." - Jessie Lendennie, Editor of Salmon Poetry
"The Bare Hands Anthology - full of energy and beauty - stands out among literary journals, online and off. The excellent mix of writing and image is perfect; each work is definite in its space and time; holding the eye, enriching the mind." - Jessie Lendennie, Editor of Salmon Poetry.
After a hugely successful Fundit campaign we are delighted to announce that the Bare Hands Print Anthology is now available at the Winding Stair Bookshop in Dublin!
Featuring poetry by Pamela Clarke Vandall, Gerard Smyth, Donna Sorensen, Michael Ray, Paul Perry, Phil Lynch, Sarah Clancy, Jack Little, Jessica Maybury, Irene Mosvold, Dimitra Xidous, Daniel Ryan, Greg Kirkorian, Fiona Bolger, Laura Cleary, Alexis Fancher, Brendan Sullivan, SB Stokes, Jayson Roycroft, Lennart Lundh, Sanchari Sur, Nic Alea, Lisa Allen, Alan Jude Moore and David Rudden. Photography by Eleanor Bennet, Aprilia Zank, Clare Coyle, Hannah-Clare Gordon, Tiffany Hearsey, Gerald Bainsworthy, Janet Kvammen, Olga Stesnjagina, Steven Gray, Twish Mukherjee, Bryony Dunne, Darragh O’ Callaghan and Donal Greene.
You can purchase your own gorgeous copy by simply emailing us at email@example.com. Containing 25 poems and 15 photographs, it’s 100% gorgeous! ;) We’ve had such an exciting year with all of you so far - each issue of the magazine has totaled over a thousand reads, a thousand! This first print venture is going to mark an important change in Bare Hands, and our second year is full of surprises that are already under way.
BARE HANDS INTERNATIONAL POETRY & PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2013
The winners of our Bare Hands International Postcard Competition have been announced!!! Congratulations to Rowan Schelten & Aprilia Zank who won the photography category, Mary McCormack & Jill Fricker who won the poetry category and Emer Roberts, Jessica Ryan, Chris Routledge, Cathy Dillon, Erica Goss, Simon Lewis, Hila Shachar & Cora Greenhill who were all highly commended. Click here or the photo above to view all their beautiful works!
Click here to view the winning and highly commended entries from last year.
The theme of the competition was Bare Hands.
The two winners in each category will receive €100 each and their work will be made into 2,000 postcards sent to independent bookshops around the world for free. Four highly commended entries in each category will be published on our website and their names will appear on the printed postcards. The winners will be announced in June and the postcards will be distributed in July.
View the 2012 winning and highly commended entries of the Bare Hands International Poetry & Photography Competition by clicking below! The postcards were sent to independent bookshops all around the world for free. To enter the 2013 competition please click here.