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PN Review 249
Edited by Michael Schmidt and Andrew Latimer
Series: PN Review
Categories: 19th Century, 20th Century, 21st Century, American, Anthologies, Art, Australian, BAME, British, Caribbean, Chinese, Christianity, Christianity, Irish, Jewish, Language, LGBTQ+, Memoirs, New Zealand, Scottish, Translation, War writings, Welsh, Women
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Journal (80 pages)
(Pub. Sep 2019)
The September-October 2019 issue
New poem sequence by Kei Miller about names of places
Don Share’s controversial lecture about Whitman and politics
New poems by Tara Bergin
Anthologist of Black-American poetry, Anthony Walton, looks back 20 years and measures the changes for Black-American writers
Kyoo Lee and Marjorie Perloff in discussion about the nature of identity in poetry
New to PN Review this issue: Jason Allen-Paisant, Jo Davis, Andrew Jordan and Petra White
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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