NEIL SHEPARD is the Founding Editor of Green Mountains Review. He has published four full collections of poetry—Scavenging the Country for a Heartbeat (First Book Award, Mid-List Press, 1993); I’m Here Because I Lost My Way (Mid-List, 1998); This Far from the Source (Mid-List, 2006); and (T)ravel/Un(t)ravel (Mid-List, 2011)—as well as a chapbook of poems, Vermont Exit Ramps (Big Table Publishing, 2012). His poems and essays appear in several hundred magazines, among them Antioch Review, AWP Chronicle, Boulevard, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Harvard Review, New England Review, North American Review, Paris Review, Shenandoah, Small Press Reviews, Southern Review, and TriQuarterly.
MATTHEW MINICUCCI’s first full-length collection, Translation, was chosen by Jane Hirshfield for the 2014 Wick Poetry Prize and will be published by Kent State University Press in 2015. His work has also appeared in or is forthcoming from numerous journals and anthologies, including Best New Poets 2014, The Cincinnati Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Southern Review, and Third Coast, among others. He currently teaches writing at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.
Judged by Olena Kalytiak Davis and Sarah Manguso, the first annual GMR Book Prize is now open for submissions. Published in partnership with Publishing Genius Press
(from Bible Adventures by Gabe Durham) When I was seven, my family moved from Springfield, MO, to Annandale, VA, so my mom could go to grad school and my dad could become the new preacher at the unfortunately named Falls Church Church of Christ. Since before I was...
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.
My parents gave me the name of someone / Who would be an asset in our war against the pervasive / Demonic forces that threaten us on a daily basis.
Fourteen Stories, None of Them Are Yours by Luke B. Goebel Fiction Collective Two. 2014. 184 pages. My first couple years of college, I studied with the late Harry Crews. I read all his books and took his word as the gospel on fiction. When he was writing...
The girl left her house and went into the woods.