This summer is Grain's 45th birthday! Celebrate with us by getting a two-year subscription for only $45 (regular price $55) until August 31st. Start off your subscription by enjoying our Summer issue, which features new writing by Evelyn Lau, John Donlan, and Leona Theis, and visual art by Saskatchewan artist Tim Moore!
Grain issue 45.4 is titled of memory, and features work by Charmaine Cadeau, Michelle Contant, Ruth Corkill, John Donlan, Griffin Epstein, Susan Haldane, hannah harris-sutro, Alan Hill, Cynthia Holz, Aaron Kreuter, Evelyn Lau, Maryann Martin, Sabyasachi Nag, Bradley Peters, Rebecca Givens Rolland, Melanie Schnell, Judy Smith, Glen Sorestad, Leona Theis, Meg Todd, Petryna Venuta, Yilin Wang, Elana Wolff, and Jenny Wong.
Artwork featured in the issue is by Saskatchewan artist Tim Moore.
Thank you to everyone who has sent writing for us to consider! We've reached our Submittable cap for the month and can no longer accept submissions online before our May 31st deadline. To submit your work before the deadline, please send it by mail and ensure your envelope is postmarked before the end of May.
Our Submittable form will open again in September with our next reading period.
We're excited to announce that Alicia Elliott's short story, "Unearth" (which appeared in issue 44.3 of Grain), has been chosen by editors Roxane Gay and Heidi Pitlor to appear in The Best American Short Stories 2018! Congratulations, Alicia!
If you'd like to read "Unearth" while you wait for the anthology to come out, you can purchase a copy of issue 44.3 here.
We at Grain would like to apologize to Pamela Rhae Ferguson, a contributor from issue 45.2, for the production error that caused the last line of her story "There's a Word for It" to be omitted. Please click here to read the story in full.