The Harbor

Ballad of Your Puzzlement

Remembering Allen Tate

on The Dream of the Golden Mountains: Remembering the 1930s by Malcolm Cowley

on Christopher Isherwood: A Critical Biography by Brian Finney; & Isherwood: A Biography by Jonathan Fryer

Stephen Corey joined the staff of The Georgia Review in 1983 as assistant editor and subsequently has served as associate editor, acting editor, and, since 2008, editor. His most recent book is Startled at the Big Sound: Essays Personal, Literary, and Cultural (Mercer University Press, 2017); he has also published nine collections of poems, among them There Is No Finished World (White Pine Press) and Synchronized Swimming (Livingston Press); his individual poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in dozens of periodicals; and he has coedited three books in as many genres, including (with Warren Slesinger) Spreading the Word: Editors on Poetry (The Bench Press). Over the past thirty-five years he has served as poet-in-residence or visiting poet/editor for numerous writing programs, conferences, and other literary gatherings, and he is currently a member of the core faculty for the low-residency MFA program at Reinhardt University. Born in Buffalo and reared in Jamestown, New York, Stephen Corey holds BA and MA degrees from Harpur College (now Binghamton University) and a PhD from the University of Florida.

on Defoe and Fictional Time by Paul K. Alkon; & The World of Defoe by Peter Earle

Seeing Laughter Steadily and Whole (on Comedy High & Low: An Introduction to the Experience of Comedy by Maurice Charney; & The Last Laugh: Form and Affirmation in the Contemporary American Comic Novel by Ronald Wallace)

Some Manhattan in New England, Some Enchantment in Ohio (on The Best American Short Stories 1979 by Joyce Carol Oates, Shannon Ravenel; Rope Dances by David Porush; The Drum Concerto by Emily Katharine Harris; Da Vinci’s Bicycle by Guy Davenport; Tales from the Blue Stacks by Robert Bernen; Childhood and Other Neighborhoods by Stuart Dybek; Tales of the Ohio Land by Jack Matthews; & “Wilderness Plots” by Scott Sanders)

Resemblances and Transformations (on Succession by Mary Swander; Rising and Falling by William Matthews; Twelve Moons by Mary Oliver; The Cry of Oliver Hardy by Michael Heffernan; Sunday by Thomas Lux; Notes from the Castle by Howard Moss; & As We Know by John Ashbury)