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PN Review 250
Edited by Michael Schmidt and Andrew Latimer
Series: PN Review
Categories: 18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century, 21st Century, American, Anthologies, Art, BAME, British, Caribbean, Chinese, French, Humour, Indian, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Language, LGBTQ+, Medieval, New Zealand, Translation, War writings, Welsh, Women
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Journal (88 pages)
(Pub. Nov 2019)
The November-December 2019 issue
The celebratory 250th issue of PN Review
Sinéad Morrissey's StAnza lecture exploring Denise Riley's 'A Part Song'
Elaine Feinstein's last poems
Richard Price creates a compelling sequence of Inuit tales
New poems by Sujata Bhatt, Jane Yeh, Angela Leighton, and Parwana Fayyaz, winner of the 2019 Forward Prize for Best Poem
New to PN Review this issue: Yu Xiuhua, Petrus Borel, David Hackbridge Johnson, and Bernhard Fieldsend
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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