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Sarah Gridley
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Sarah Gridley
Sarah Gridley is an associate professor of English at Case Western Reserve University. Her works include Weather Eye Open (University of California Press); Green is the Orator (University of California Press); and Loom (Omnidawn); a new collection, Insofar, will be published by New Issues Press in Spring 2020. A recipient of the 2018 Cecil Hemley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, and a 2009 Creative Workforce Fellowship from Cleveland’s Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, she holds a BA in English from Harvard University, and an MFA in poetry from the University of Montana.

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Vol. 74
Grendel’s Kin: The Monsters Issue
Spring 2020
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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June 30, 2020
The bones and crosses left out for him an emerald

Cicada dying attended by ants the emperor’s pleading face

All over town I dragged it behind me like a wing
A Selected Text from Conjunctions:74, Grendel’s Kin: The Monsters Issue
June 29, 2020
Quisa had fallen into the habit of disappointing herself, and then disappointing herself a little more, with the words she let slip from her mouth. She kept talking to people in this hungry, intimate way, as if they too had spent the time of their lives in their heads and read the warning labels too closely and worried irrationally about their lymph nodes. Accidental confessions are what these amounted to.
June 23, 2020
Four cops come. Both parents are arrested, D&D. The children—William, six, and Stephanie, three—are taken by CPS.

     The neighborhood will be quiet for almost two weeks.
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