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The Grub Street Grackle Poetry Stimulus

Congress isn't going to do it. Nancy Pelosi has dug in her heels and won't pass a poetry stimulus bill that doesn't include 100,000 lines of epic verse. Mitch McConnell steadfastly declines even to call a vote on this vital issue. Meanwhile AOC and Ted Cruz are just fighting ad nauseam on Twitter about whether or not a defective ...

The Grackle and You

Imagine a wide chasm, sundering the desolate landscape as far as the eye can see. Over here on this side, you stand, wishing (as you often do) that you had a new and distinctive literary experience to enjoy. Over there, in the distance across the chasm, a miraculous mass of materials swirls around the air in an imaginative frenzy: ...

What are the Best Things Ever Grackled? 11/24/2015

Ten years ago, a recent college graduate with trailing clouds of liberal arts glory still fading behind him decided to make and sell a print literary magazine. Who knows what was going through his mind or why he ignored everyone who told him this was a bad, impractical way to spend his time. But now Grub Street Grackle has produced ...

Spring 2015 Is Now 04/14/2015

Spring 2015 "Poets on Poetry" Issue ($9) Seven poems, seven invitations to a richer vocabulary of