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PN Review 225

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 225
  • Description
  • Editor
  • Awards
  • Reviews
  • Carol Mavor on Aurelian Fairy Tales
    James Jennings writes from Myanmar
    Elizabeth Metzger's Figment of Mortality
    Tony Roberts on Kirsch & Hofmann Hobbyhorsing
    Horatio Morpurgo on Butler on the Odyssey
    John Lucas remembers G.S. Fraser
    Neil Powell on The Poet Alone


    Poems
    John Ashbery
    Oli Hazzard
    Gabriel Levin
    Marsha Pomerantz
    Paula Bohince's Govoni
    Ned Denny's Nerval
    Marilyn Hacker
    Redell Olsen
    Laura Scott
    & others

    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 Michael Schmidt '...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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