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 dog, cat, horse, guinea pig, rabbit, hamster, goldfish, lizard, parrot, hedgehog, or something else, we want to see it enjoying the fine writing in MAR.

For our inaugural pet, we have Pandora. Her owner, Laura Madeline Wiseman, contributed a creative nonfiction piece, “From Russia with Love Melancholia,” to our Spring 2014 issue. Read Laura’s contributor interview after you bask in the glory of Pandora’s fine literary taste:



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 lauwalt@bgsu.edu, with “Pets with MAR” in the subject line.