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PN Review 242
Edited by Michael Schmidt
Series: PN Review
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, American, Anthologies, Art, Australian, BAME, British, Canadian, Caribbean, Dutch, Greek, Humour, Indian, Irish, Jewish, Language, Latin American, LGBTQ+, Memoirs, New Zealand, Scottish, Spanish and Catalan, Translation, Welsh, Women
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Journal (80 pages)
(Pub. Jun 2018)
Out of Stock
The July-August 2018 issue
Simon Armitage’s Oxford Lecture on Elizabeth Bishop
Two previously unpublished essays by Anthony Burgess
John Clegg discovers the real characters behind the pub scene in Eliot’s The Waste Land
Vahni Capildeo picks up Kei Miller’s “hot potato” from the previous issue
New poems by Les Murray
New poems and translations from Israel, Korea, Spain and Holland
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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