Lena Khalaf Tuffaha’s work featured on Poetry Daily

Poetry Daily has featured Lena Khalaf Tuffaha’s “Miss Sahar Listens to Fairuz Sing ‘The Bees’ Path,’” winner of the 2018 Robert Watson Literary Prize, as today’s poem. Congratulations to the poet from the whole GR team! Read the whole thing here: https://poems.com/poem/miss-sarah-listens/

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Editor Emeritus Feature: A Conversation with Sarah Bailey & Anna Blake Keeley

The debut issue of quip literary review is now available online. Cofounders/coeditors Sarah Bailey and Anna Blake Keeley (formerly of The Greensboro Review staff) discuss how they got started, what sets quip apart, and what they hope to do next.   GR: What other publications did you have in mind as you launched quip literary review–which […]

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Happy debut issue to quip

The first issue of quip literary review, created by two former editors of The Greensboro Review, is now live. Congratulations to Sarah Bailey and Anna Blake Keeley, quip founding editors! Check out the fall 2019 issue, featuring stories by Ali Wilding, Emily McIntyre, Nicholas Plasmati, and Julia Naman: https://quiplit.org/issues/issue-1/ 

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Event Spotlight: David Gewanter with Special Guest Emily Cinquemani

Emily Cinquemani, former GR poetry editor and MFA Writing Program alumna, will be reading with visiting poet David Gewanter this Thursday evening, October 10 at 7PM at Scuppernong Books. This evening of poetry is free and open to the public. Emily Cinquemani’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Indiana Review, Southern Indiana Review, Nashville Review, 32 Poems, […]

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Event Spotlight: Annie Woodford and Cheryl Whitehead Poetry Reading

For anyone in the Greensboro/Triad area, come see GR contributor Annie Woodford reading with Cheryl Whitehead tomorrow, September 10 at 7 PM at Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St. This poetry reading and book signing celebrates the publication of two North Carolina poets with deep roots to the region.

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Happy Pub Day to Anthony Varallo

All of us at The Greensboro Review congratulate Anthony Varallo, former GR contributor, on the publication of his novel, The Lines (University of Iowa Press, August 2019). Set in the summer of 1979, when America was running out of gas, The Lines tells the story of a family of four—the mother, the father, the girl, and […]

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Why We Chose It: “Violation” by Sharon Solwitz

By Richard Moriarty, Fiction Editor What we loved about Sharon Solwitz’s “Violation” (in our Spring Issue 105) when we first encountered the story was how seamlessly it alternates between two very different perspectives while maintaining a consistent point of view. Attempting this style of narration comes with plenty of challenges: it’s hard enough to capture […]

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Why We Chose It: “my other mouth //” by Maya Salameh

By Michael Pittard, Poetry Editor One of the most exciting poems I came across while reading for Issue 105 was a gorgeous and thundering piece by Maya Salameh. “my other mouth //” is a poem unafraid to deal with the complex realities of being of Arabic lineage, confronting its reader with both beautiful language, syntax, […]

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Announcing a new publishing partnership with UNC Press

All of us at The Greensboro Review are very excited to be a part of the University of North Carolina Press family! The Press will now manage all current and new GR subscriptions and renewals, journal distribution, and bookstore orders. Our faculty and students in the MFA Writing Program will continue to curate, edit, and produce […]

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