In the spring of 1981, New Wave group the Necessaries piled into their tour van and set out from New York City toward Washington D.C. to play a gig with R.E.M. At the time, they were signed to the Warner Brothers subsidiary Sire Records, had just finished their first studio album, and were well-received by […]
GRACE ANN ROGERS is a musician and writer from rural eastern Kentucky. She has a BA in English from the University of Louisville. She was a summer resident at the Kentucky Foundation for Women in 2018, served as poetry and experimental/hybrids editor of the online literary journal Miracle Monocle from 2018-2019, and currently serves as a board member of Kentucky Old-Time Music Inc. She is also a recipient of the Leon V. Driskell Award for Creative Writing and her work was named honorable mention for Sarabande’s Flo Gault Student Poetry Prize in 2020. Grace's poems have appeared in Lammergeier Magazine and The Uncommon Grackle and are forthcoming in Inverted Syntax.