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PN Review 259
Edited by Andrew Latimer, John McAuliffe and Michael Schmidt
Series: PN Review
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, American, Anthologies, Art, BAME, British, Caribbean, Christianity, Dutch, French, Humour, Irish, Language, LGBTQ+, Middle East, New Zealand, Translation, Western Europe, Women
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Journal (108 pages)
(Pub. May 2021)
The May-June 2021 issue
Major new sequence of poems by Jamaican Poet Laureate Lorna Goodison
Opening essay in new eco-essay series by Brian Morton, about living rough in the remote Hebrides
Conversation with great New Zealand poet Bill Manhire
Philip Terry's huge supplement on experimental poetry, OuLiPo, with first contributions from a huge range of European, American and other poets
New to PN Review this issue: Ariane Dreyfus, Naush Sabah, Devin Johnston and Silis MacLeod
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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