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PN Review 235

Edited by Michael Schmidt

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  • Description
  • Editor
  • Awards
  • Reviews
  • • David Herd on refugees and poetry
    • Vahni Capildeo on a Red Book
    • Kei Miller remembers Derek Walcott
    • Sujata Bhatt translates Heinrich Böll’s poems
    • New poem by Tom Raworth, a portrait and a celebration by Miles Champion
    • Edwin Morgan performing translation
    • Stephen Burt sends word from New Zealand
    • Poems from the Ethiopian
    • Includes new poetry by Beverley Bie Brahic, Emily Grosholz and Anne Stevenson
    Michael Schmidt FRSL, poet, scholar, critic and translator, was 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 )
    Praise for Michael Schmidt '...probably the most informative and entertaining poetry journal in the English-speaking world.'
    John Ashbery
     'The most engaged, challenging and serious-minded of all the UK's poetry magazines.'
    Simon Armitage
    'It has attempted to take poetry out of the backwaters of intellectual life and to find in it again the crucial index of cultural health.'
    Cairns Craig, Times Literary Supplement
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