August Read of the Month: “Glimmerglass,” by Marly Youmans

Reviewed by Tara Mettler Marly Youmans’s novel Glimmerglass is a mash-up of the gothic romance, fairy tale, and late-in-life coming-of-age genres. We are taken to the village of Cooper Patent, a town peppered with odd characters and described by one of its villagers as “the most eccentric place I’ve ever lived.” Cynthia Sorrel, a middle-aged […]

Tara Mettler

Tara Mettler is completing an MFA degree at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Georgia, focusing on poetry. She grew up in Illinois and has lived in Phoenix and St. Louis