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Stephen Corey

Poetry, Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20190104, 20180427

A three-time Georgia Author of the Year for poetry, Stephen Corey is the editor of the National Magazine Award-winning, The Georgia Review. He talks about his literary life and reads from his 2017 book, Startled at the Big Sound: Essays Personal, Literary, and Cultural. The husband of a hospice nurse and the father of four girls, he reveals how the title was inspired by one of his two adopted daughters. Corey also discusses his approach to editing and the writing life as he reads poetry from his earlier book, There is No Finished World. Since this interview, he has announced that he is working his way towards retirement later in 2019.

| Subject Matter: Literary Magazines, Editing | Interview Year: 2017 | Genre: Poetry, Nonfiction | Awards: The Stanley W. Lindberg Award for Editorial Excellence, Water Mark Poets First Book Award, Swallow's Tale Press Poetry Award |

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