The Sewanee Conglomerate
Named for the uppermost rock formation in Sewanee's corner of the Cumberland Plateau, the Sewanee Conglomerate is the magazine's blog. Check here for short pieces about books and current events written by SR staff and guest contributors.
I see the passage as Christle’s secret initiation, her point of accessibility or turning away
Mr. George Core, the longest-serving editor in the history of the Sewanee Review, passed away on October 14, 2023.
The Review invites you to its first events of the year—the presentation of the Aiken Taylor Award in Modern American Poetry by Vice-Chancellor Pearigen, and the lecture on Patricia Smith’s body of work.
In the way that familiar words become strange when we stare at them extendedly, the singular letter can be unfaithful—to meaning, to a memory, to a friend.
Howe instructs us to look, but look differently, gaze askew. To listen, but hear as if from a distance.
The Sewanee Review is pleased to announce that Patricia Smith is the recipient of the 2023 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry.