Tomorrow in the Desert

Coyote’s Song

Pigs

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.

The Fear Of Imitation

Big Brother Is You, Watching

on Literature Lost: Social Agendas and the Corruption of the Humanities by John M. Ellis

on Robert Penn Warren: A Biography by Joseph Blotner

Hugh Ruppersburg has just retired as Senior Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences and University Professor of English at the University of Georgia. He writes about American literature and film, especially of the American South. 

The Power of Witness (on Fruits of Sorrow: Framing Our Attention to Suffering by Elizabeth V. Spelman; Vigil by Alan Shapiro; Heaven’s Coast by Mark Doty; and This Wild Darkness: The Story of My Death by Harold Brodkey)

Herman Melville’s Literary Lives (on Melville and His Circle: The Last Years by William B. Dillingham; Melville: A Biography by Laurie Robertson-Lorant; and Herman Melville: A Biography, Volume 1, 1819-1851 by Hershel Parker)

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.