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Stephen Corey

editor, The Georgia Review

As assistant, associate, acting, and finally editor of the *Georgia Review*, he has helped shape the literary landscape in this country for the past two decades. He has also gained national recognition for his own poems and essays. Corey received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Florida in 1979. While at the University of Florida, Corey began *The Devil's Millhopper*, a literary journal he coedited until 1981, when he became sole editor. In 1983 he joined the staff of the *Georgia Review*, serving first as assistant editor (1983-86) and then as associate editor (1986-98). In November 1998 Corey was appointed acting editor of the *Georgia Review*, a position he held until July 2001, when T. R. Hummer assumed editorship. Corey is one of the more influential literary figures in the state. He has also been a prolific poet, essayist, and reviewer.