Athens, Georgia. Just released: Hummingbird Sleep, Poems 2009-2011 (University of Georgia Press, 2013). Book of translations: The Essential Rumi (HarperCollins, 1995). Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, he taught at the University of Georgia for thirty years, now Emeritus Professor of English, and a member of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame.
Southern Poetry Review is the second oldest poetry journal in the region, with its origins in Florida and subsequent moves to North Carolina and now Georgia. Continuing the tradition of editorial openness and response to writers that began with Guy Owen in 1958, SPR publishes poems from all over the country as well as from abroad and maintains a worldwide readership. Past issues feature work from Chana Bloch, Billy Collins, Alice Friman, David Hernandez, Andrew Hudgins, Maxine Kumin, Heather McHugh, Sue William Silverman, R. T. Smith, Eric Trethewey, and Cecilia Woloch.Southern Poetry Review
Issue 50, Number 2