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Five Questions for Kyle Dargan by Charlotte Smith

I’ve been a huge fan of Kyle Dargan’s poetry ever since I first read Honest Engine, his fourth collection of poetry, for a school internship. This was my introduction to Dargan, who I now consider one of the most important young voices in poetry in the D.C. area, and maybe anywhere. In addition to writing Read More

What Evan Nicholls Can Do In His White Ford Ranger Pick-Up by Evan Nicholls

One: Evan Nicholls can live in it. He can wave to an orgy of cows under the field oak. Nod to the bull on the hill. Sleep back in the steel bed, by nobody or somebody.     Two: Evan Nicholls can kill in it. Probably on accident, a person or himself. The mathematics of Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: High School Contest Winners

Congratulations Samantha Proctor and Lily Davidson, winners of Grub Street‘s writing contest for high school students. Timothy Taranto, author of Ars Botanica (one of our staff’s all-time favorite memoirs), judged. Sneak Peek of “The Boy Who Drew Halos” by Samantha Proctor When I met her, it was dawn. Her chickens had come out, and the Read More