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!
We couldn’t be more excited to have heard some great news from past contributors! *** Grist 6 contributor Darren C. Demaree’s newest collection, Many Hands Applauding Inelegantly, is now available from 8th House Publishing. You can purchase it at 8th House’s site here and read more of Demaree’s work at his website here. *** Alyssa Jewell’s poem “Frida Kahlo Takes […]
We couldn’t be more excited to let you know that this year’s edition of Best American Essays, edited by Jonathan Franzen and Robert Atwan, lists Steve Adams’ “Border Crossing” and Fabienne Josaphat’s “Summer Is an Empty House” as notable essays of the year! You can read both of these pieces in Grist Issue 8, along with all the […]
The editorial staff is happy to announce that Grist was awarded an Arts Build Communities grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Our grant-supported project, “The Painted Page: A Tennessee Ekphrasis Project,” will connect literary writers with visual artists and skilled craftspeople from East Tennessee and across the state, and showcase their work in Grist’s special, tenth anniversary issue, as […]
We keep hearing great news from our past contributors! Here’s some of what they’ve been up to since publishing with us! *** Since “Zeno’s Invitation” appeared in Grist 4, Chuck Tripi has received three Pushcart Prize nominations and has published widely in literary journals including Boston Review, Louisiana Literature and Poet Lore, and in his […]
We are very pleased to announce the winners of our second annual ProForma Contest! First Place: Nicholas Gulig, “Denizen” Second Place: Cameron McGill, “This Dream” Third Place: Iliana Rocha, “Tabloid for Judy Garland” See below for what judge Hadara Bar-Nadav had to say about each of our winners: First Place and winner of $750: Nicholas […]
We’ve been hearing a lot of great news from our past contributors and wanted to pass along some of what they’ve been up to since publishing with us! *** Grist 6 contributor Christina Cook’s second chapbook, Ricochet, was published by Casa de Cinco Hermanas Press in January and her book, A Strange Insomnia, was recently […]
Every year, after wrapping up the publication of our issue and before jumping into the next open reading period, the Grist editors meet to discuss new ideas we have for the next issue. This year we’re celebrating our tenth anniversary, and we’re excited to share a number of new developments with you over the next […]
Here at Grist, despite our best efforts, sometimes we make mistakes. On very rare occasions, we omit whole lines from poems without any of us noticing — without even the author herself noticing until the print copy arrives in the mail. In addition to the mild embarrassment that we feel on these occasions, when the work […]
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.