Sydney Lea

Sydney Lea has just completed his tenure as Vermont’s poet laureate. His fifth collection of personal essays, What’s the Story? Reflections on a Life Grown Long, is due in November from Green Writers Press; his twelfth collection of poetry, No Doubt the Nameless, will appear in March 2016 from Four Way Books.

Georgia Review Archive for Sydney Lea

Scheming on Dickey (on The Whole Motion: Collected Poems, 1945-1992 by James Dickey)

Alone, with Friends: From a Journal toward Springtime

Maturities (on Questions for Ecclesiastes by Mark Jarman; Dithyrambs by Richard Katrovas; When by Baron Wormser; Clemency by Colette Inez; & Sinking Creek by John Engels)

Ogre, Glory, Waterfall: Reflections on Writing and Fathering

Manure: Some Remarks on Older Age & Recovery

Plain Fact & Impossibilities: Wild Landscape with Children

Too Early for Grackles & Woodpile to Woodshed

The Poetic Confidence of Robert Frost (on The Letters of Robert Frost, Volume I, 1886–1920, edited by Donald Sheehy, Mark Richardson, & Robert Faggen)