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PN Review 248
Edited by Michael Schmidt and Andrew Latimer
Series: PN Review
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, American, Anthologies, Art, Australian, BAME, British, Canadian, Caribbean, Christianity, Irish, Jewish, Language, LGBTQ+, Memoirs, New Zealand, Scottish, Spanish and Catalan, Translation, Welsh, Women
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Journal (80 pages)
(Pub. Jun 2019)
The July-August 2019 issue
Essay on readership by renowned French critic and literary theorist Hélène Cixoux
Sarah Rothenberg delivers an intimate Musical Tribute to John Ashbery
Mícheál McCann in conversation with American poet and memoirist Mark Doty
Major sequence of poems by leading South African poet Carola Luther
A meditation on Adrienne Rich’s radical feminist poem ‘Diving into the Wreck’ by Vahni Capildeo
Featuring poems translated from the Spanish and Czech
New to PN Review this issue: Michael Prior, Nell Prince, Stav Poleg and Lynne Hjelmgaard
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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