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PN Review 248

Edited by Michael Schmidt and Andrew Latimer

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  • The July-August 2019 issue

    Essay on readership by renowned French critic and literary theorist Hélène Cixoux

    Sarah Rothenberg delivers an intimate Musical Tribute to John Ashbery

    Mícheál McCann in conversation with American poet and memoirist Mark Doty

    Major sequence of poems by leading South African poet Carola Luther

    A meditation on Adrienne Rich’s radical feminist poem ‘Diving into the Wreck’ by Vahni Capildeo

    Featuring poems translated from the Spanish and Czech

    New to PN Review this issue: Michael Prior, Nell Prince, Stav Poleg and Lynne Hjelmgaard

    and more...
    Michael Schmidt
    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
    Andrew Latimer
    Andrew Latimer is the managing editor at Carcanet Press and also deputy and production editor of PN Review . He is an established editor, designer and publisher (founder and continuing editor of Little Island Press and of the magazine Egress ) and a poet contributor to New Poetries VII . ... 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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