James Hoch reviews two new collections from Horsethief Books, Elizabeth Scanlon’s LONESOME GNOSIS, and Michael Bazzett’s OUR LANDS ARE NOT SO DIFFERENTread more
I thought talking politics with the manager at the Salt Cavern would be safe—I mean, salt therapy much? But, turns out, Gary had been held up when he worked as a liquor store cashier and had been backing gun rights legislation by way of NRA donations and bumper sticker activism ever since.read more
Can we ever escape the consequences of an immoral action, even if we think some good will come out of it? Thrity Umrigar, a prominent Indian-American writer, a professor, a journalist, and a Nieman Fellowship recipient, narrates a tale, Everybody’s Son, in which an immoral and illegal act changes lives and makes us wonder whether justice and atonement will follow.read more
Jarret, will there be an ice cream cake with your name written in tomato ketchup at your birthday party?read more
CLINTON CROCKETT PETERS has an MFA in nonfiction from the University of Iowa where he was an Iowa Arts Fellow. He is pursuing a PhD in creative writing at the University of North Texas and has work published or forthcoming in Shenandoah, Waxwing, upstreet, The Rumpus, Fourth Genre, and DIAGRAM, among others. He has worked as an outdoor wilderness guide, an English teacher in Japan, and as a radio DJ.read more
One had lived in a room and loved nothing.
Full of spiders and what memory remained,
one had loved and she had forgotten things.
ELLEN O’CONNELL, originally from California, now lives in New England. Her work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Salon, The Nashville Review, Redivider, and other places. She holds an MFA in nonfiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College, has been nominated for two Pushcart Awards, and won the Virginia Faulkner Award for Excellence in Writing. She currently teaches writing in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and is working on a memoir.read more
I was sweeping out the private car when a black boy knocked at the door. He took off his hat, handed me a folded piece of paper, and ran off without a word.read more
Longtime Green Mountains Review friend and contributor, and Johnson State College President, Barbara Murphy has recently published a collection of poetry with Červená Barva Press.read more
Green Mountains Review is pleased to announce the publication of our newest issue (Vol. 28, No. 1)
Featuring work by: Matt Bell, Campbell McGrath, Albert Goldbarth, Martha Rhodes, Courtney Maum, January Gill O’Neil, Ethel Morgan Smith, and Zach Savich, among many others!read more
SARAH BROWN is a graduate student in English and Creative Writing at Concordia University. Her creative work has recently been published in Room Magazine, Literary Juice, and the Vancouver Weekly. Originally from B.C., Sarah now writes and makes music in Montreal.read more