The night before Elsa left, she and her husband, Landon, discussed the difference between azure and powder blue. Decisions had to be finalized before she left to do archaeological field work in Italy: shaker style or beadboard cabinets, solid surface or subway tile countertop.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
I’d crossed my next-door neighbor’s path in the hallway a number of times, but I’d never gotten a syllable out of him and the only look he’d ever given me was to make sure we weren’t about to collide.read more
I don’t know if this is goodbye
or the same form of farewell you began
whenever you first suffered a love
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