Stephen Corey

Stephen Corey joined the staff of The Georgia Review in 1983 as assistant editor and subsequently has served as associate editor, acting editor, and, since 2008, 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). Over the past thirty-five years he has served as poet-in-residence or visiting poet/editor for numerous writing programs, conferences, and other literary gatherings, and he is currently a member of the core faculty for the low-residency MFA program at Reinhardt University. Born in Buffalo and reared in Jamestown, New York, Stephen Corey holds BA and MA degrees from Harpur College (now Binghamton University) and a PhD from the University of Florida.

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To Our Readers: A Postscript

In this Fall 2019 issue of The Georgia Review, the last with which I will be involved, Anne Wright’s essay “On the Farm”—about her late husband, James Wright (1928–1980), and… read more

Why If and Why When?—An Interview with Marvin Bell and Christopher Merrill Concerning Their Correspondence-in-Paragraphs

on The Thirties and After by Stephen Spender

on Christopher Isherwood: A Critical Biography by Brian Finney; & Isherwood: A Biography by Jonathan Fryer

on Letters to Christopher: Stephen Spender’s Letters to Christopher Isherwood, 1929-1939 by Lee Bartlett

on History of My Heart by Robert Pinsky

on James Dickey: The Poet As Pitchman by Neal Bowers

on Unless Soul Clap Its Hands: Portraits and Passages by Erika Duncan

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

on You Know What Is Right by Jim Heynen

on The Philosopher’s Diet: How to Lose Weight and Change the World by Richard Watson

Making Poetry a Continuum: Selected Correspondence

Pilgrimage to Auden Country (on Early Auden by Edward Mendelson; & W. H. Auden: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter)

on The Real West Marginal Way: A Poet’s Autobiography by Richard Hugo, Ripley S. Hugo, Lois Welch, James Welch

on Love Is The Crooked Thing by Lee K. Abbott

on The Man Who Owned Vermont by Bret Lott

on The Poet’s Art by M. L. Rosenthal

Gold Rings: Recent Award-Winning Poetry Volumes (on Fragments from the Fire: The Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of March 25, 1911 by Chris Llewellyn; Little Star by Mark Halliday; Saving the Young Men of Vienna by David Kirby; Whistle Maker by Robert J. Levy; & Stages of Twilight by Alice Derry)

on Under Cover of Daylight by James W. Hall

on The Bosom Serpent: Folklore and Popular Art by Harold Schechter

on Praises & Dispraises: Poetry And Politics, The 20th Century by Terrence Des Pres

on The Great Bird of Love by Paul Zimmer

Letter to Hugo from Athens: An Introduction

Typewriter and Looney-Tune Lunchbox in the Two Hands of God: Albert Goldbarth, Always Armed and Ready

Raymond Andrews (1934–91): The County as Heart, History, and Universe (an introduction)

Being Out Front at American Theater: An Interview with Gerald Weales

Exploring the Writers in the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame