on Otherworld, Underworld, Prayer Porch by David Bottoms

Floyd Collins received his MFA in creative writing and his PhD in twentieth-century American and British Literature from the University of Arkansas. His critical study Seamus Heaney: The Crisis of Identity, was published by the University of Delaware Press in 2003; his latest poetry collection, What Harvest: Poems on the Siege and Battle of the Alamo, appeared from Somondoco Press in 2011. Collins’s poems and critical essays have appeared in the Arkansas Review, The Georgia Review, the Gettysburg Review, the Kenyon Review, the Southern Humanities Review, and Southern Poetry Review. He is a member of the faculty at Gordon State College in Barnesville, Georgia.