Notes for a Prayer in June

Judson Mitcham’s most recent collection is A Little Salvation: Poems Old and New (University of Georgia Press, 2007). He is the current poet laureate of Georgia.

on Sermons and Homilies of the Christ of Elqui by Nicanor Parra and Sandra Reyes

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.

on The Re-Creation of Landscape: A Study of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Constable, and Turner by James A. W. Heffernan

on The Trouble With America by Michel Crozier and Peter Heinegg

on Revolution and Convention in Modern Poetry: Studies in Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, Edwin Arlington Robinson and Yvor Winters by Donald E. Stanford

on The Writer and Human Rights by Toronto Arts Group for Human Rights

Marianne Boruch’s ten poetry collections include the recent title The Anti-Grief (Copper Canyon Press, 2019). She was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Australia last year at the University of Canberra’s International Poetry Studies Institute, observing the astonishing wildlife to write a book-length sequence, a neo-ancient/medieval bestiary, which is forthcoming from Copper Canyon. The poems in this issue are a part of that collection.

on New & Selected Essays by Howard Nemerov

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.

Critical Formalities (on The Formal Principle in the Novel by Austin M. Wright & Forms of Life: Character and Moral Imagination in the Novel by Martin Price)

Malcolm Cowley and the Rehumanization of Art (on The Early Career of Malcolm Cowley: A Humanist Among the Moderns by James Michael Kempf & The Flower and the Leaf: A Contemporary Record of American Writing Since 1941 by Malcolm Cowley and Donald W. Faulkner)