Terrane and the world

Terrane, my second book, was released in February. MIEL did an unbelievably beautiful job putting it into pages. Here’s the description on MIEL’s site: Megan M. Garr’s Terrane (28 pp., February 2015), evokes the in-between experience of migration. In collected shards of narrative and image, Garr’s long poem scatters us in space both [Read more…]

Terrane joins the MIEL family

Last week I was stunned to hear from Éireann Lorsung that her press MIEL will be publishing Terrane as part of its 2015-16 list. MIEL is responsible for 111O and this and this and more. It is based in East Flanders, Belgium. It also just opened its [Read more…]

New Terrane in Belleville Park Pages

Probably the last of the loose “Terranes” was published last week by the beautiful Paris-based Belleville Park Pages. If you don’t know this publication yet, I highly recommend picking up a copy – or even better, a subscription, because then every few weeks a new one arrives at your doorstep. I [Read more…]

Heading to Seattle and Missoula

If you’re in either Seattle or Missoula, this one’s for you. Versal returns to AWP for its 6th consecutive year, and to celebrate we’ve organized another Journal Porn with fellow lovelies Big Fiction, Parcel and Two Lines. Click here for complete details (and check out the new Versal website while you’re at it)… [Read more…]

New Terrane in 111O/6

Friends, a new “Terrane” is now available for your reading pleasure via the lovely 111O. This limited broadside edition features work from Phedra Deonarine, Willie Lin, Shayla Lawson, Jane Wong, Sophie Klahr, William Reichard, Brian Blanchfield, Michael Bazzett, Gillian Sze and Simon Turner. Thanks to the wonderful Éireann Lorsung for all of [Read more…]

It’s here! Paper Dreams: Writers and Editors on the American Literary Magazine

The long-awaited anthology on the literary magazine from the one and only Travis Kurowski is now available. Paper Dreams includes an essay I wrote that was compiled from blog posts a few years back, about Versal and the pathetic literary economy. Erika Dreifus, author of Quiet Americans, calls this book a [Read more…]

New work up: A Bad Penny Review

Pleased to have new work up among the beauty over at A Bad Penny Review. Two of the new Terranes (from my residency in Iceland) and an older poem. Contributors to the Fall 2013 edition of A Bad Penny Review also include Dale Williams and Ben Miller, Tessa Kale, Kelli Pomroy, and Martina [Read more…]

Versal is a fish

In case you missed it, Versal 11 is now in the world. I nearly missed it myself, as I was Stateside for family reasons. The Amsterdam team pulled the launch together anyway, and Versal 11 made it from printer to boxes to party…and now into envelopes across the [Read more…]

Me and Versal and AWP and the boostraps panel

Going to AWP? Thursday morning, 9am sharp, please join me, CLMP, Typecast Publishing and Electric Literature for “Trying on New Bootstraps: Self-Sustaining Models for Literary Magazines”, Room 102 at Plaza Level. We’re going to be talking about running a press sustainably. For the past few weeks, I’ve been working with some experts from one of [Read more…]

Bateau vol. 5 out now

I’m pleased to be among the TOC of the gorgeous and now-available Bateau vol. 5, which features two pieces of mine alongside poets Katharine Coles, Anthony Madrid, Tomaž Šalamun, Andrew Michael Roberts and many more. You can read the issue online, but Bateau is a journal you want to keep and hold. [Read more…]