We’re very excited to open the New Year by offering prizes in both poetry and fiction: First Prize in Poetry: $500 Final Judge: Todd Boss First Prize in Short Fiction: $500 Final Judge: Noy Holland Deadline: April 15, 2012 Winners will be published in our Fall 2012 issue, and all contestants will [...]
David Huddle, a frequent contributor to GMR, has a lovely essay up at 1rst Books: Stories of How Writers Get Started in which he reflects on his beginnings as poet: Poetry is so intimidating that I spent years sidling up to it. . . . Poetry was a big rich family at whose dinner table I’d sat down without [...]
Contributor Kaitlyn Greenidge‘s absorbing essay, “Something Prickly and Strange,” appears in a recent issue of Talking and Writing: A Magazine for Writers. In the essay, Kaitlyn discusses the provocative novel-in-progress excerpted in our spring issue (“Exception to the Rule”). The novel tells the story of an African American family who move from Boston to the Berkshires to take part in an [...]
The 2011 Spring/Summer issue is here, and it’s big — bursting with an eclectic mash-up of poetry, translation, fiction, nonfiction, book reviews, and art. Contributors include Sherman Alexie, Anselm Berrigan, Marge Piercy, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Ilya Kaminsky, Josip Novakovich, Catherine Tudish, Norman Lock, Mark Nieson, and many others. You can order this issue or become a [...]
Congratulations to Olena Kalytiak Davis, whose three sonnets ”Sonnet (division),” “Sonnet (motion),” and “Sonnet (silenced)” (from GMR 23.2) have been selected by Kevin Young for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Best American Poetry. Also, check out Olena’s new poem “Procession,” appearing in the just-out GMR Spring/Summer issue. Way to go, Olena!
Congratulations to poet Nancy Mitchell, who was awarded a Pushcart Prize for her poem “Grace Notes,” appearing in Green Mountains Review Vol. XXIII, no. 2. Mitchell’s poem will be included in The Pushcart Prize XXVI: Best of the Small Presses (2012). Mitchell teaches Creative Writing at Salisbury University in Maryland. She is the author of two [...]