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PN Review 237

Edited by Michael Schmidt

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  • Featuring the poem 'And death demands a labor' by Sumita Chakraborty, shortlisted for The 2018 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem

    • Major new sequence of poems by Simon Armitage
    • New light on Ernest Hemingway in Cuba
    • Cultural news from South Korea
    PN Review debuts by Asian, American and British poets
    • New to PN Review this issue: Sumita Chakraborty, Theophilus Kwek and Mary Jean Chan
    • Subject matter includes chickens, the art of translation from Modern Greek, and Umberto Saba the great Trieste poet.
    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 )
    '...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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