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The Greensboro Review Turns 50

GreensboroReviewJHappy anniversary to The Greensboro Review, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year—meaning they’ll publish Issue 100 in the spring of 2017.

How much can change in half a century? In 1966, a stamp cost $0.04; Medicare began; and a biochemist finished deciphering the DNA code.

But The Greensboro Review? Well, it appeared more or less exactly as it does today, offering readers a simple cover, no distracting graphics, and a complete and total focus on the quality of the text.

“People tend to appreciate the simple approach,” said Jim Clark, director of the creative writing program and longtime editor of The Greensboro Review. “It puts the priority on the work.”

100 issues in, The Greensboro Review has published enough fantastic authors to fill a concert hall. Authors appearing in TGR include Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Claudia Rankine and Pulitzer-nominated fiction writer Kelly Link. The 100th issue will include poetry and fiction that explore a variety of themes, from death and grief to immigration and small-town Texas.

TGR accepts submissions year-round. Send 5-7 poems or up to 7,500 words of fiction: for more information on how to submit, click here.

For the full press release, click here.