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PN Review 245
Edited by Michael Schmidt
Series: PN Review
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, African, American, Anthologies, Arabic, Art, Australian, BAME, British, Caribbean, Christianity, French, German, Humour, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Language, Latin American, LGBTQ+, Memoirs, Russian, Scandinavian, Scottish, Translation, War writings, Welsh, Women
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Journal (72 pages)
(Pub. Dec 2018)
The January-February 2019 issue
New poems by Les Murray and Rebecca Watts
Vahni Capildeo on making multivocal performative texts
Michael Powell discusses Drawing in Drag, the first comic book published by Chetham’s Library
Sasha Dugdale discusses how we see the world in her essay ‘On Vision’
With translations from the Arabic, French, German, and Russian
New to PN Review this issue: Yehunda Amichai, Hal Coase, Nina Iskrenko & Jonathan Catherall
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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