Jill Osier’s recent work appears in Pleiades, the Southern Review, Southern Indiana Review, and West Branch. Her poem in The Georgia Review is part of a forthcoming chapbook, From.


Richard Robbins has published five books of poems, including Other Americas (Blueroad Press, 2010) and Radioactive City (Bellday Books, 2009). The director of the creative writing program and the Good Thunder Reading Series at Minnesota State University–Mankato, Robbins has received awards from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the NEA, and the Poetry Society of America. He grew up in southern California and Montana, and he earned his MFA in creative writing at the University of Montana, where he studied with Richard Hugo and Madeline DeFrees.

The Secret; Everything All at Once; & At the Confederate Graveyard, Chattanooga

Richard Jackson has published fifteen books of poems and is the author or editor of multiple critical monographs, books in translation, and anthologies. His most recent books are Broken Horizons (Press 53, 2018) and Out of Place (Ashland Poetry Press, 2014); “Take Five,” a prose poetry project with four other poets, is forthcoming.

Two brothers

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.

West Pond Road, 1981–88 & Other People’s Houses

Kyle C. Mellen’s honors include the Alaska Literary Award (2015) and the Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award (2012). Originally from Massachusetts, he lives in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Bill’s Clay Figures

Fleda Brown’s The Woods Are On Fire: New & Selected Poems will be out from the University of Nebraska Press in 2017. A former poet laureate of Delaware, she lives in Traverse City, Michigan, and is on the faculty of the Rainier Writing Workshop, a low-residency MFA program in Tacoma, Washington. 

Tearing Down the Barn

Gary Gildner has contributed to The Georgia Review numerous poems and stories, four essays, a book review, and an exchange of letters with the late novelist Raymond Andrews. His latest collection of poems is Cleaning a Rainbow (BkMk Press, 2007); his latest collection of stories is The Capital of Kansas City (BkMk Press, 2016). He has received Pushcart Prizes in fiction and nonfiction, and the Iowa Poetry Prize for The Bunker in the Parsley Fields (University of Iowa Press). Gildner and his wife Michele live in the Clearwater Mountains of Idaho and in the foothills of Arizona’s Santa Catalina Mountains.

Erotics of Place

Deena Linett’s newest collection of poems, The Gate at Visby (Tiger Bark Press, 2012), follows Woman Crossing a Field (2006) and Rare Earths (2001), both from BOA Editions. A new and selected volume is due from Tiger Bark in 2015. The recipient of two fellowships from Yaddo, Linett is also the author of two novels, and her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in the Massachusetts Review, Vermont Literary Review, Texas Review, Bellevue Literary Review, and others.

on Incarnadine by Mary Szybist

Craig Morgan Teicher is the author of several books, including The Trembling Answers (BOA Editions, 2017), which won the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets, and the essay collection We Begin in Gladness: How Poets Progress (Graywolf, 2018).