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PN Review 246

Edited by Michael Schmidt and Andrew Latimer

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  • Description
  • Editors
  • Awards
  • Reviews
  • The March-April 2019 issue

    Unpublished poems by the late Pulitzer Prize-winner, James Tate

    Michael Powell on giving birth to rabbits

    Vahni Capildeo’s ‘Of Snakes and Stiltwalkers’ - a letter from Trinidad

    Sheri Benning’s ‘Dollhouse on Fire’ touches on art, reflection, and the nature of being

    André Naffis-Sahely on exile and poetry

    John Clegg on myth and biography in Sally Purcell’s poetry

    Cover art by Marc Atkins and contains a ‘Cover Story’ by Rod Mengham

    New to PN Review this issue: Art Beck, Lynette Thorstensen, Beau Hopkins & Stewart Sanderson

    and more...
    Michael Schmidt
    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
    Andrew Latimer
    Andrew Latimer is the managing editor at Carcanet Press and also deputy and production editor of PN Review . He is an established editor, designer and publisher (founder and continuing editor of Little Island Press and of the magazine Egress ) and a poet contributor to New Poetries VII . ... 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 'Its pleasures are longer term ones: as you return to it and re-read its substantial selections, you come to appreciate how and what each contributor is working on.'

    Jane Routh, The North 66

    '...this is the joy of New Poetries VIII: time and again you discover refreshing and compelling new styles and subjects'

    Jake Morris-Campbell, The Poetry School

    '...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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