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Questions for Contributors: Aryn Kyle

April 01, 2022
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Aryn Kyle’s story “Copper Queen” was published in the Fall 2021 issue of The Georgia Review and was one of three stories for which The Georgia Review won the National Magazine Award in Fiction this year. Kyle’s short-story collection, Boys and Girls Like You and Me (2010), and her novel, The God of Animals (2007), were both published by Scribner. […]

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Questions for Contributors: Nishanth Injam

April 01, 2022
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Nishanth Injam’s story “Come with Me” was published in the Summer 2021 issue of The Georgia Review and was one of three stories for which The Georgia Review won the National Magazine Award in Fiction this year. Injam, who comes from Telangana, India, received an MFA from the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University […]

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Questions for Contributors: Leo Ríos

February 09, 2022
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Leo Ríos’s story “Vagabond” appeared in the Summer 2021 issue of The Georgia Review. Ríos lives in Tucson, Arizona, and holds an MFA in fiction from Cornell University. His short story “Dirty Dishes” won The Arkansas International’s Emerging Writer’s Prize. Here, he discusses his experience of working with our editors to prepare “Vagabond” for publication. GR: […]

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Questions for Contributors: Melanie P. Moore

January 05, 2022
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  Melanie P. Moore’s essay “Invisible Woman: A Reflection on Being Seen in America” appeared in the Fall 2020 issue of The Georgia Review. Moore is a writer living in Austin, Texas. A graduate of the University of Georgia with an MA from Georgia State University, she was previously the founder and executive director of Badgerdog […]

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Mystery and Trust: A Conversation with Literary Translator Paige Aniyah Morris

August 16, 2021
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Over the last couple of weeks in June, I had the pleasure of conversing with writer and translator Paige Aniyah Morris over email on the occasion of the publication of her translation of Kim Sehee’s “Words and Kisses.” Our conversation began by focusing on “Words and Kisses,” providing fascinating insight into Morris’s choices in translating […]

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Open Questions in Uncertain Times: Laura Sewell Matter and Anne Goldman on Stargazing in the Atomic Age (Part 2)

March 01, 2021
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Anne Goldman’s new essay collection, Stargazing in the Atomic Age, is now out from Georgia Review Books, an imprint of the University of Georgia Press. In a starred review, Kirkus Reviews calls Goldman’s book “A beguiling meditation on Jewish achievements that shine brightly against a dark background.” Earlier versions of three of its pieces, including […]

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“An Act of Inevitable Creation”: Sun Tzu-ping and Nicholas Wong on Translation, Poetry, and Transgression

February 26, 2021
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A literary editor, a prose writer, and a poet, Sun Tzu-ping (b. 1976) is an important voice in contemporary Taiwanese gay writing. His poems often depart from his perception of the mundane in an urban setting and lure readers with a lyric sense of abandonment and loneliness. The narrative, if present, is absurd and should […]

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Open Questions in Uncertain Times: Laura Sewell Matter and Anne Goldman on Stargazing in the Atomic Age (Part 1)

January 13, 2021
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Anne Goldman’s new essay collection, Stargazing in the Atomic Age, is now out from Georgia Review Books, an imprint of the University of Georgia Press. In a starred review, Kirkus Reviews calls Goldman’s book “A beguiling meditation on Jewish achievements that shine brightly against a dark background.” Earlier versions of three of its pieces, including […]

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A Beautiful Warning

On Cultivating the Wild: William Bartram’s Travels

December 11, 2020
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Cultivating the Wild: William Bartram’s Travels, a collaboration among director Eric Breitenbach, director of photography Scott Auerbach, and writer Dorinda G. Dallmeyer, is a film that contains both despair and hope, telling environmental truths while remaining relentlessly beautiful. Illustrations and excerpts from the writing of Bartram, the eighteenth-century naturalist and artist who explored the American […]

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