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PN Review 257

Edited by Andrew Latimer, John McAuliffe and Michael Schmidt

Cover of PN Review 257
Series: PN Review
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, African, American, Ancient, Anthologies, Art, BAME, British, Caribbean, Christianity, French, Irish, Language, LGBTQ+, Russian, Translation, Welsh, Women
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Available as:
Journal (80 pages)
(Pub. Jan 2021)
9781784108366
£6.99
Digital access available through Exact Editions
  • Description
  • Editors
  • Awards
  • Reviews
  • The January-February 2021 issue

    Editorial considers the British Library's controversial Printed Heritage Provenance Research report and its negative impact on their welcome anti-racism policy

    Jason Allen-Paisant considers blackness and landscape

    Vahni Capildeo on trees and the poetry of ecology

    John Clegg's 'Marianne Moore Buys Some Bananas'

    Jonathan E. Hirschfeld sculpts Czeslaw Milosz (illustrated)

    New poetry by Tara Bergin, Miles Burrows, and Nina Bogin

    New to PN Review this issue: Colm Tóibín, Daisy Fried, Alexey Shelvakh, and Camille Ralphs

    and 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
    John McAuliffe
    John McAuliffe grew up in County Kerry, Ireland. The Gallery Press has published his five poetry collections, including A Better Life (2002) which was shortlisted for a Forward Prize. He teaches poetry at the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing. ... read 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
    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 John McAuliffe 'A very fulsome, variously enticing and accomplished slice of the poetic milieu.'

    Clark Allison, Tears in the Fence

    'A selection of poets which has benefitted from the different eyes of the anthology editors Michael Schmidt and John McAuliffe, and all of whom, if we didn't know before, we will know when they make their own indelible mark on poetry in the years to come.'

    Andrew McMillan, The Poetry Book Society Spring Bulletin

    Praise for Michael Schmidt '...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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