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Published January 1st 2012 by Glimmer Train Press (first published November 1st 2011)
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Mitch Duckworth
Feb 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
For my money, Glimmer Train Stories always has something to offer, and issue #81 is no exception to the rule. There were a number of memorable short stories in this anthology, most notable for me, Roadrunner by Katherine Young, but also including, Man in the Elevator by Joy Wood; The Corn God by Paul Rawlins; The Piper by Sean Padraic McCarthy; and, In a Library, in Saltillo by Lydia Fitzpatrick.
Richard Knight
Jun 09, 2015 rated it it was ok
Boooooorrriiiiing. Glimmer Train stories are all of a certain type. There's not much diversity involved, which leads to a lot of prairie type stories, and they're all pretty lackluster. Not a great batch of short stories.
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A collection of contemporary short stories published in the Winter 2012 edition of Glimmer Train.
Glimmer Train is published quarterly.
My favorite story in this collection is "The Corn God" by Paul Rawlins, an author to watch.
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You will not find much biographical information around the web about Susan Burmeister-Brown. She co-founded Glimmer Train with her sister Linda B. Swanson-Davis, and Susan and Linda are the current editors of Glimmer Train, one of the top literary journals in the country. If you walk on to a college campus or find someone who follows contemporary literature, they might not know Susan, but they will certainly kn ...more