Tableau Vivant

In Rehearsal

Martha Wiseman has been a theater student, a dancer and choreographer, an editor, and a bookseller. Her poetry has appeared in a variety of journals, and her long short story Double Vision (White Eagle Coffee Store Press, 2004) is available as a chapbook. She has published three previous essays in The Georgia Review. She teaches English and directs the writing center at Skidmore College.

GPS: On the Essays of Albert Goldbarth

Lia Purpura’s new collection of poems is It Shouldn’t Have Been Beautiful (Penguin/Viking, 2015). She is Writer-in-Residence at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

These Quiet Poems

Goldbarthiana (four photographs)

Why All This Music? (a version of an interview)

Albert Goldbarth is the author of more than twenty-five books of poetry, most recently Selfish (2015), Everyday People (2012), and The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972–2007 (2007), all from Graywolf Press. He has twice won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry.

Music From (an essay) and 215 N. Fountain; “. . . he could look up and see the wind, made physical by the sand it carried”; Perception Poem; The Pulses; Emma (Mrs. Charles) Darwin; The Serious Business; Struck Together; Miles; Our Heroine Ellen, and Three Pals; & Wrigley’s Gum (poems)

Albert Goldbarth is the author of more than twenty-five books of poetry, most recently Selfish (2015), Everyday People (2012), and The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972–2007 (2007), all from Graywolf Press. He has twice won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry.

Typewriter and Looney-Tune Lunchbox in the Two Hands of God: Albert Goldbarth, Always Armed and Ready

Stephen Corey joined the staff of The Georgia Review in 1983 as assistant editor and subsequently served as associate editor, acting editor, and, from 2008 to his retirement in 2019, 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). In the spring of 2022, White Pine Press will bring out his As My Age Then Was, So I Understood Them: New and Selected Poems.

Reputations and Renewals (on John Updike’s My Father’s Tears; Alice Munro’s Too Much Happiness; Lydia Davis’ The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis; The Best American Short Stories 2009, edited by Alice Sebold; and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories: The Best Stories of the Year, 2009, edited by Laura Furman)

Greg Johnson, whose reviews have appeared regularly in our pages across many years, has published two novels, five collections of short stories, and several volumes of nonfiction. He lives in Atlanta and teaches in the graduate writing program at Kennesaw State University.

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