Poems in Open Forms (on These Green-Going-to-Yellow by Marvin Bell; Dream Flights by Dave Smith; Flood by William Matthews; One for the Rose by Philip Levine)

The Extra Skin That Language Can Give: Recent Collections of Short Stories (on What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver; The Short Hall by James B. Hall; Stories Up to a Point by Bette Pesetsky; In the Land of Dreamy Dreams by Ellen Gilchrist; The Best American Short Stories: 1981 by Hortense Calisher, Shannon Ravenel; Fine Lines: The Best of Ms. Fiction by Ruth Sullivan)

Poetry Is Alive and Well in Ireland (on Contemporary Irish Poetry: An Anthology by Anthony Bradley; Poems, 1965-1975 by Seamus Heaney; Field Work by Seamus Heaney; Poems, 1956-1973 by Thomas Kinsella; Peppercanister Poems, 1972-1978 by Thomas Kinsella; Selected Poems by John Montague)

The Magazine That Failed: The “Partisan Review” Crowd in Retrospect (on The Truants: Adventures Among the Intellectuals by William Barrett)

Glen Allen Delvo


Translating the Past: Literary Allusions as Covert Criticism

Divine Propositions

Museum of Her Leaving

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.