on Bodies at Sea by Erin McGraw

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 Executions and the British Experience from the I7th to the 20th Century: A Collection of Essays by William B. Thesing

on Billy Watson’s Croker Sack by Franklin Burroughs

on Selected Writing, 1950-1990 by Irving Howe

A Traveler among Mockingbirds (on To Remain by Edward Kleinschmidt; A Family Album by Lewis Turco; The Sum Complexities of the Humble Field by Viola Weinberg; The Village Painters by David Chorlton; & Small Elegies by David Mason)d

Form-fitting Criticism (on White Paper on Contemporary American Poetry by J. D. McClatchy; ‘Fallen from the Symboled World’: Precedents for the New Formalism by Wyatt Prunty; & Missing Measures: Modern Poetry and the Revolt Against Meter by Timothy Steele)

Homecomings (on The Foreseeable Future by Reynolds Price; White People by Allan Gurganus; The Apple-Green Triumph and Other Stories by Martha Lacy Hall; & Family Men by Steve Yarbrough)

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.

Family Matters (on Playing for Keeps by Donald Junkins; Days Going / Days Coming Back and Other Poems by Eleanor Ross Taylor; Forgiveness by Dennis Sampson; Moon in a Mason Jar by Robert Wrigley; & The Makings of Happiness by Ronald Wallace)


R. T. Smith is writer-in-residence at Washington and Lee University, where he edits Shenandoah. The latest of his many books are Outlaw Style: Poems (University of Arkansas Press, 2007) and a collection of stories, The Calaboose Epistles (Iris Press, 2009). His work has been reprinted in such notable anthologies as Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, and the Pushcart Prize.