Issue 01 | The Local Train MAGAZINE


cover credit goes to : Steve McCurry

Letter from the editor: Welcome to the very first issue of THE LOCAL TRAIN Magazine! I’m very excited that finally my dream comes true & it’s here! I want The Local Train to not only be a magazine but, a perfect space for  creative people. In the first edition we featured 35 artists from different corner of the world. I hope you find this collection pleasurable and worthy of reading.

Our journey has just started and it is our hope that readers, writers, critics would support our small publication to become a reputable in years to come. Our doors are always open to your comment, please feel free to suggest us any interesting idea if you have for us. And, zafira zaman, i enjoyed your company.

~ Shahadat Hossain Shaan, Founding Editor.


A note regarding publication rights:(writers and artists maintain ownership/copyright of all work presented here in, No work featured here may be used, copied, sold or distributed elsewhere without the permission of the copyright holder)


Adam T. Bogar
Adrian Slonaker
Ashok Chakravarthy Tholana
Biswajit Bauna
Candace Harding Medel
Daniel Edward Moore
Dr. Rinzin Rinzin
Dirk Sandarupa
Eliza Swan
Eliza Segiet
Eftichia Kapardeli
Geraldine Fernandez
Ibrahim Honjo
Josh Medsker
John Grey
James Gabriel
Jeremy Nathan Marks
Kyle Hemmings
Kersten Christianson
Linda Imbler
Lorraine Caputo
Mike Fiorito
Neni Rusliana
Niladri Mahajan
Prajna Dutta
Robin McNamara
Ryan Quinn Flanagan
Rajnish Mishra
Sunil Sharma
Saikat Gupta Majumdar
Todd Mercer
Terrence Sykes
William Conelly

Cover artist:  Steve McCurry (born April 23, 1950 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American photographer, freelancer and photojournalist. His most famous photo is of the “Afghan Girl”, the girl with the piercing green eyes that periodically appears on the cover of National Geographic. McCurry has photographed many assignments for National Geographic and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1986.McCurry is the recipient of numerous awards, including Magazine Photographer of the Year, awarded by the National Press Photographers Association; the Royal Photographic Society’s Centenary Medal; and two first-place prizes in the World Press Photo contest (1985 and 1992).

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