With the new year, we welcome a new Georgia Review assistant editor to our masthead, Soham Patel. In addition to screening submissions and editing manuscripts, Soham will manage our book review section. We are very pleased to have her join our staff and look forward to working with her.
Soham comes to us from Milwaukee, where she served for four years as a poetry editor at cream city review. She is the author of four chapbooks of poetry including and nevermind the storm and New Weather Drafts (both from Portable Press @Yo-Yo Labs) and the forthcoming full-length collections to afar from afar (Writ Large Press, 2018) and ever really hear it (Subito Press, 2018), winner of the 2017 Subito Prize. She is a Kundiman fellow and also a poetry editor at Fence. She holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Pittsburgh, an MA in English from Western Washington University, and is a PhD candidate in creative writing at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.