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PN Review 189

Edited by Michael Schmidt

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ISBN: 978 1 847770 28 8
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: September 2009
297 x 210 x 5 mm
74 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • PN Review 189, featuring cover painting 'Babujan/ Afrika' by Breyten Breytenbach, includes:

    •    Poems by Sinéad Morrissey, Simon Armitage, David Rain, Neil Powell and others

    •    Norm Sibum on Montreal, Romans and Barbarians

    •    André Naffis interviews Breyten Breytenbach

    •    Nigel Fabb on the difference between verse and poetry

    •    A broad analysis of the current poetry scene, including reviews ofW. S. Merwin, Frederick Seidal, Stephen Romer, amongst others

    •    In his editorial, Michael Schmidt discusses Paul Chowder, American Narrator

    Michael Schmidt FRSL, poet, scholar, critic and translator, C107was born in Mexico in 1947; he studied at Harvard and at Wadham College, Oxford, before settling in England. Among his many publications are several collections of poems and a novel, The Colonist (1981), about a boy’s childhood in Mexico. He is general ... read more
    Awards won by Michael Schmidt Winner, 2016 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem - Sasha Dugdale's 'Joy', published in PN Review 227  (PN Review 227 )
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