Pets with MAR

Pets with MAR: RosyJo

The MAR blog has a new design to reflect the current issue, and this black-and-white beauty is here to help us look our best. Meet RosyJo: RosyJo belongs to MAR 35.1 contributor Cynthia Marie Hoffman, whose poem, “Open Window,” appears in the issue’s special section for prose poems, flash fiction, and everything in-between. Hoffman points...

Pets with MAR: Heidi

Dog lovers, look at this face and rejoice. Please welcome Heidi to the MAR blog! Heidi belongs to Katrin Tschirgi, a graduate of the BGSU MFA program and MAR‘s former managing editor. Katrin’s poetry and prose have appeared in Washington Square Review, Passages North, Hunger Mountain, Post Road, and The Literary Review. Read her poem,...

Pets with MAR: Bukowski

A dog named Bukowski? Only on the MAR blog. Today’s photo is thanks to Sasha Khalifeh, Bukowski’s owner and MAR‘s fearless managing editor. Enjoy: Want to include your pet in this special Pets with MAR blog series? Simply send your photo, along with your pet’s name and any other relevant details, to mar@bgsu.edu with “Pets...

Pets with MAR: Nina

Dog lovers, you had your turn recently with Ares — and trust us, more dogs are on the way — but today is the day of the cat. Allow us to present Nina: Nina belongs to Anne Barngrover, a contributor to not one but two recent issues of MAR. Her poems “Dock and Withers” and...

Pets with MAR: Ares

MAR is for the dogs — and we like it that way. Here’s Ares snuggling up for some reading time with his favorite literary magazine: Ares is owned by Chelsea Kerwin, a poet, MAR assistant editor, and MFA candidate at BGSU. Her works appears in Tulane Review and is forthcoming in Hobart. Want to include...

Pets with MAR: Sushi

Happy New Year, MAR readers! What’s that — you’re feeling the post-holiday blues? We have the cure for that, and its name is Sushi. Behold: Sushi belongs to Gray Maxwell, a current fiction MFA candidate at BGSU and MAR assistant editor. Thanks, Sushi, for ringing in the new year with a copy of MAR. Cheers!...

Pets with MAR: Tina and Max

Good literature can be exhausting. Pictured here are Tina and Max, who had to pause for a quick nap after reading MAR 34.2. Their owner, James Warner, has a story in this issue — “Using the Word ‘Posterity’ in a Sentence.” In his recent contributor’s interview, James said, “Any time I feel I’ve nailed a sentence, gotten...

Pets with MAR: Chester

Now that Winter Wheat is over, we can kick back, relax, and get some reading done…with our pets, of course. Our latest Pets with MAR guest is Chester, who belongs to Suzanne Hodsden, our tech editor. After you’ve soaked up Chester’s cuteness, check out Suzanne’s three-part series about Dan Stevens, the post-MFA life, and more...

Pets with MAR: Lucy

Allow us to introduce Lucy, our latest Pets with MAR representative! Lucy is owned by Jackie Cummins, one of MAR‘s assistant editors and a current MFA candidate at Bowling Green State University. After you soak in the cuteness that is Lucy, read Jackie’s story, “Gretel’s Revenge,” which was recently published by Gingerbread House Literary Magazine....

Pets with MAR: Pandora

Welcome to our new and oh-so-serious blog series: Pets with MAR. That’s right, we’re sharing photos of pets posing with an issue of Mid-American Review. You can get in on the fun, too – simply snap a photo of your pet with a MAR issue and send it to us. Whether your pet is a...