Grove Koger

Grove Koger is the author of When the Going Was Good: A Guide to the 99 Best Narratives of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure and Associate Editor of Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal. He writes for Laguna Beach Art Patron Magazine and has published fiction in Phantasmacore, Lacuna, Danse Macabre, Two Words For, and Mulberry Fork Review. His essay on the Greek mastic trade, “The Tears of Chios,” appeared recently in The Island Review.


Having arrived at last you will have never left And those spires dancing in the afternoon heat are the spires of the palace of dreams Aren't they? And the deserted quay and the empty sky ...