Andrea Hollander’s first published poem appeared in the Winter 1982 issue of The Georgia Review. Her first full-length poetry collection won the 1993 Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize; her fourth was a finalist for the 2014 Oregon Book Award. Her many other honors include two Pushcart Prizes (in poetry and creative nonfiction) and two fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. After living in the woods of the Arkansas Ozarks for thirty-five years, she moved to downtown Portland, Oregon, in 2011.

Three or Four Stories That Do or Don’t Touch

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.

The Arrogance of Poetry

A Cowardice of Husbands

on Wedding in October by Geoffrey Clark

on Pinion: An Elegy by Claudia Emerson

on In the Shadow of Memory by Floyd Skloot

on Tom Stoppard: A Life by Ira Nadel

Myles Weber’s literary criticism appears frequently in The Georgia Review and many other journals, including New England Review, Kenyon Review, Sewanee Review, Salmagundi, and Michigan Quarterly Review. Associate professor of English at Winona State University in Minnesota, Weber is the author of Consuming Silences: How We Read Authors Who Don’t Publish (University of Georgia Press, 2005) and Middlebrow Annoyances: American Drama in the 21st Century (Gival Press, 2003).

Attention Must Be Paid (on The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits by Emma Donoghue; The Caprices by Sabina Murray; Dear Paramount Pictures by Iqbal Pittalwala; and Pittsburgh Stories: Selected Stories, Volume 2 by Clark Blaise)