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PN Review 247
Edited by Michael Schmidt and Andrew Latimer
Series: PN Review
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, African, American, Ancient Greek and Roman, Anthologies, Art, Australian, BAME, British, Caribbean, Christianity, French, Humour, Irish, Jewish, Language, Latin American, LGBTQ+, Medieval, Memoirs, Spanish and Catalan, Translation, Welsh, Women
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Journal (64 pages)
(Pub. Apr 2019)
The May-June 2019 issue
Memoirs of Brodsky in Leningrad and Ginsberg in Prague
News: Colombia arrests man for trafficking in poetry
Andy Croft deconstructs the poetry industry
East meets West in ‘A New Divan’
Vahni Capildeo considers shipwrecks
New poetry from Lisa Kelly, Sean O’Brien, Joe Carrick-Varty and others
New to PN Review this issue: Charles Bernstein, Jennifer Edgecombe, Michael Farrell and Samira Negrouche
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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