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PN Review 255
Edited by Andrew Latimer, John McAuliffe and Michael Schmidt
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ISBN: 978 1 784108 34 2
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, Ancient Greek and Roman, Anglican, Art, BAME, British, Canadian, Caribbean, Catholic, German, Greek, Irish, Jewish, Language, LGBTQ+, New Zealand, Scottish, Translation, Welsh, Women
Imprint: PN Review
Published: September 2020
297 x 210 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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The September-October 2020 issue
Rachel Hadas explores connections between literature and the pandemic
Jena Schmitt on ekphrasis (the description of artwork in writing), from Virgil to Tolstoy to Rilke
First published poem 'Elaine' by Katriona Feinstein, granddaughter of Elaine Feinstein
Sharron Hass on Sophocles' Farewell to Poetry, translated from the Hebrew
New poetry by Jee Leong Koh, Nyla Matuk, and Joe Carrick-Varty
New to PN Review this issue: Matthias Fechner, Rachel Hadas, Paul Stephenson, and Katriona Feinstein
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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