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PN Review 225
Edited by Michael Schmidt
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, American, Ancient Greek and Roman, BAME, British, German, Scottish
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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
Paula Bohince's Govoni
Ned Denny's Nerval
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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