Combustus: "Where other conversations about art leave off, ours just begins."


Just over eight years ago I launched Combustus on-line arts and literary magazine. My dream: to create a unique vehicle for artists and visionaries from all genres and all over the globe to inspire and learn from one another.

Deanna Phoenix Selene

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Something Lost, Something New: Interview with Painter Maya Kulenovic

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Poet Zubair Ahmed, the Outsider’s Insider


Judith Barrington ~ memoirist, poet, essayist; Portland, Oregon

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Light and Shadow: Update on Artist Kumi Yamashita

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Steve Sapienza: Emmy award-winning news and documentary producer

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Intimacy of the Unseen: Interview with Mia Bergeron


Penelope Scambly Schott: "It Is The Human Condition To Be In Love With Language"

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To Live an Artful Life: Laugh

Ryan Shultz

Ryan Shultz, a Painter’s Painter

"Combustus feels like an expression of my soul, it hearkens to a greater need within me.."
~ April


"From the captivating interviews to the stunning art forms, I find myself feeling very invigorated every time I visit the site. Thanks so much for the quality of work you share on here."

Thank you very much Deanna! The quality of your Magazine is amazing and I'm delighted to collaborate with you. I love your work. Best regards!!
~Miguel Angel

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