on Rare And Endangered Species: A Novella And Stories by Richard Bausch

Andrea Hollander’s first published poem appeared in the Winter 1982 issue of The Georgia Review. Her first full-length poetry collection won the 1993 Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize; her fourth was a finalist for the 2014 Oregon Book Award. Her many other honors include two Pushcart Prizes (in poetry and creative nonfiction) and two fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. After living in the woods of the Arkansas Ozarks for thirty-five years, she moved to downtown Portland, Oregon, in 2011.

on Hunting the Whole Way Home by Sydney Lea

Doug Carlson joined the Review staff in January 2007 and works primarily in manuscript evaluation and nonfiction editing. Carlson’s essays on natural and cultural history have appeared frequently in magazines and journals as well as in several anthologies, including A Place Apart (W. W. Norton) and The Sacred Place (University of Utah Press). His work has been collected in two books: At the Edge (White Pine Press) and When We Say We’re Home (University of Utah Press). His most recent book, Roger Tory Peterson: A Biography, was published by the University of Texas Press in 2007. Before coming to the Review, Carlson was visiting writer-in-residence at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. He is a former chair of the UGA Press Faculty Editorial Board and has served in editorial or advisory capacities for Ascent magazine, White Pine Press, and New Rivers Press.

on The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages by Harold Bloom

Edward Butscher’s poetry and criticism have appeared in numerous literary journals and publications, including the Saturday Review of Literature, Newsday, and the American Book Review. In 1976 he published the first biography of Sylvia Plath, and in 1988 his biography Conrad Aiken: Poet of White Horse Vale won the Poetry Society of America’s Melville Cane Award.

Print as the Pauper (on The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age by Sven Birkerts and The Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts by Richard A. Lanham)

Black Rage/White Guilt: Act II (on Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism and Confronting Authority: Reflections of an Ardent Protester by Derrick Bell)

A Walk on the Wilde Side (on Mother of Oscar: The Life of Jane Francesca Wilde by Joy Melville and The Stranger Wilde: Interpreting Oscar by Gary Schmidgall)

“A Million Million Suns”: Poetry and Science (on Light at the Edge by Devreaux Baker; Night Thoughts and Henry Vaughan by David Young; Inventing Angels by Gary Fincke; Fermi Buffalo by Louise McNeill; & Science and Other Poems by Alison Hawthorne Deming)

Doggy Doggerel

The Boys Have Guns & Our Generation