Slow Burn: Review of Life Is with People by Atticus Lish

Slow Burn: Review of Life Is with People by Atticus Lish

GMR’s “Slow Burn” review series looks back at titles that continue to smolder, still, beneath the embers of last year or even the year before, or that simply burn brighter with time. –The Editors     Life Is with People by Atticus Lish is a...
Review of The Agriculture Hall of Fame by Andrew Malan Milward

Review of The Agriculture Hall of Fame by Andrew Malan Milward

Virtually every story in Andrew Malan Milward’s Juniper Prize-winning collection, The Agriculture Hall of Fame, involves a disappearance. In “Skywriting,” “John,” and “Silver Creek, 1969,” that disappearance is of people. In “The Antichrist Chronicles,” an entire lake...
Review of The Hello Delay by Julie Choffel

Review of The Hello Delay by Julie Choffel

        Have you come around to listening to       the sound of your own voice recorded:       When messages repeat they delay their messages;       when messages delete they’re afterwards fixed       in time; how then the play commences. / /. . . /       the...

Review of Kind One by Laird Hunt

Slavery in the South seems like an exhausted subject, but Laird Hunt’s Kind One feels fresh. In it, the sadistic Linus Lancaster tries to build Paradise out of dirt and pigs. After his wife Ginny murders him, their female slaves Zinnia and Cleome take over the farm,...

New Issue Almost Here!

  Our 2011 winter issue ran a little late this year, but the wait’s been worth it.  Weighing in at nearly 300 pages, Volume 24, no. 2 of GMR features poetry by Todd Boss, Olena Kalytiak Davis, Stephen Dunn, Bob Hicok, Major Jackson, Carl Phillips, Katherine...
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