GMR Interview-  Diana Whitney

GMR Interview-  Diana Whitney

GMR: This anthology is a gift to young women everywhere. It strikes me a poetic version of what "Our Bodies Ourselves" was to me growing up in the 80s. I know you have teenage daughters. Can you talk about the way this project took shape from inspiration to...

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A Review of RUIN by Cara Hoffman

A Review of RUIN by Cara Hoffman

I met Cara Hoffman in 1999 when we were featured at downtown reading series in Ithaca, New York. I had already read the manuscript of her novel, Running, which wouldn’t be published until 2017, and she had read my first novel, Specimen Tank. She was in her twenties and I was thirty-eight. Mutual friends had been telling me I needed to meet her for months. I was skeptical that her first book could be as good as they said it was, but within a few pages I was stunned by the precise prose and her savage sense of humor.

Ursa Major

Ursa Major

What is now known by the sorrel and the roan?By the chestnut, and the bay, and the gelding grey?It is: Stay by the gate you are given.Remain in your...

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Masks: Past. Present. Pandemic.

Masks: Past. Present. Pandemic.

“The human face is, after all, nothing more nor less than a mask,” Agatha Christie said. Our face reveals our true feelings—curiosity, excitement, doubt, disdain—or conceals them.

We put on different faces in different situations, in different company. We perform.

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Barnacle Bay

Barnacle Bay

MAUDE CLARK SUSPECTED THAT HER HUSBAND DWAYNE WAS PLANNING TO divorce her and marry his lawyer, Imani Harrison. Why, only God knew. True, Imani was younger, at least ten years younger than Maude most likely, but that's where her assets ended. Imani herself had no...

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Interview with Angela Narciso Torres

Interview with Angela Narciso Torres

What Happens is Neither Four Way Books Feb 15, 2021 As a poet of memory, you are a miner of the past and, in this book, your family’s past. What did you learn about yourself, as a daughter and as a poet, while writing these poems? Writing about the past can be...

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Two Poems

Two Poems

dear editors would you like meto tell youabout black painif you wanti can show youmy father’smy mother’smy baby brother’smy dead brother’stooand it’s certain nowas it has ever beenthe permanency of deaththe color of ittoothe mark it leaveslike asheson our...

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SAMO

SAMO

And then, America wore kente cloth and took a knee,said it was starting a conversation. And then, America sent Mexico an(other) ultimatum,assured that the Postal Service could deliver without additional funding. And then, America sneezed on door handles in the...

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What First Made You Cringe at the World?

What First Made You Cringe at the World?

IT BEGAN WITH WATCHING A VIDEO OF MOB JUSTICE ONE MONDAY AFTERNOON in October 2012. Later, I would come to discover how paranoid this video made me, and how skeptical I became about the Nigeria Police Force. I was sixteen when I watched this video in class, and now...

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