Gail Gilliland

The Demon of Longing

Being A Minor Writer

Gail Gilliland

Gail Gilliland's poems and stories have appeared in many journals over several decades. She's the author of a collection of miscellaneous stories, "The Demon of Longing" (Carnegie Mellon University Press) and of a poetics/​memoir, "Being A Minor Writer" (University of Iowa Press). Four poems from her ongoing project of "widow poems" are in the anthology, "The Widows' Handbook," Jacqueline Lapidus and Lise Menn, eds. (Kent State U. Press). She lives near Boston and is represented by Lisa Bankoff at Creative Management International (New York). You can send her an email at readermail@​gailgilliland.com.


Gail Gilliland/by Sonny Miller-WorldWave Pictures