Grist is thrilled to announce the poets from Issue 10 we nominated for Best New Poets 2017: Lindsey D. Alexander “Saudade [All You Pioneers]” Clare Paniccia “Collision Course” Congratulations, Lindsey and Clare! If you haven’t read these poems yet, get your copy of our tenth anniversary issue today!
Join us for this incredible line-up of readings scheduled for this Friday night at 7 p.m. where we will enjoy the chaos in writing, and Issue #9 will make it’s premier entrance to the world. Everyone is welcome to come out with Grist staff and readers to Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria, in the Old City, afterwards.
Below, you will find a series of questions intended to enhance your book club’s discussion of Three Is the Loneliest Crowd. These questions can help your reading group find new ways to think about and discuss this novel. We recommend that you accompany your discussion with a velvety plum Merlot and sliced blood oranges […]
Collage is a mystic’s medium.—Charles Simic Place two violins in opposite corners of a large, high-ceilinged room. Leave one of them unattended. On the other, play an E#. The other too will tone an E#. This is your communion. * This morning there is fog, or rain that, from this distance, oscillates, coupling the atmosphere— […]
Grist: The Journal for Writers is looking for art for Issue #9’s cover. The selected artist will have his or her work published on the cover of our journal and featured on our website. The cover theme is viscera/ visceral. Issue #9 will be launched at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs annual conference […]
We are thrilled to announce our Pushcart nominations from Issue 8: Fiction Matt Cashion, “Any Idiot Can Feel Pain” Riley Kross, “The Séance Will Begin on Schedule, So Please Arrive on Time” Nonfiction Steve Adams, “Border Crossing” Fabienne Josaphat, “Summer Is an Empty House” Poetry Lisa Buckton, “Migratory Patterns” Amber Myszka, “My Heart Spans Forty […]
The Grist Graduate Reading Series is kicking off again this Thursday, November 12th, featuring MFA and PhD poets and fiction writers reading “decadent” pieces, devouring morsels of chocolate, and they may or may not be dressed extravagantly while doing so. It will be a sight to behold. If you are anywhere near Knoxville, TN, you won’t want […]
Carolyn Williams-Noren’s new book, Small Like a Tooth by Dancing Girl Press came out earlier this summer. Williams-Noren is a Grist contributor from Issue #8 with “Choo Choo Bob’s Railroad Emporium,” and “Iris Feeds a Sheep.” You can access William-Noren’s website here.
Darren C. Demaree’s new book Not for Art nor Prayer by 8th House Publishing is due out this month. Demaree is a Grist contributor from Issue #6 with “Emily as a Leveling of Ground.” You can access Demaree’s website here.
Congratulations to all the writers who were published by Best American Essays 2015 and to all the notable essays! It was a great pleasure to see two of our own contributors listed among the notables for Grist‘s issue 7: Allegra Hyde for “Banjo in the Backpack” LaTanya McQueen for “Violin Dreams” Congratulations to you both. We’re stoked for you!