Carcanet Press Logo
Quote of the Day
It is impossible to imagine literary life in Britain without Carcanet.
William Boyd

New Poetries VIII

An Anthology

Edited by Michael Schmidt and John McAuliffe

Cover of New Poetries VIII
10% off all versions
Categories: 21st Century, Anthologies, BAME, British, LGBTQ+, Women
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Available as:
Paperback (384 pages)
(Pub. Jan 2021)
9781800170407
£14.99 £13.49
eBook (EPUB) Needs ADE!
(Pub. Jan 2021)
9781800170414
£11.99 £10.79
eBook (Kindle)
(Pub. Jan 2021)
9781800170421
£11.99 £10.79
Digital access available through Exact Editions
To use the EPUB version, you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) installed on your device. You can find out more at https://www.adobe.com/uk/solutions/ebook/digital-editions.html. Please do not purchase this version if you do not have, or are prepared to install, Adobe Digital Editions.
Amazon LogoOr, buy the Kindle version directly from Amazon
  • Description
  • Editors
  • Awards
  • Reviews
  • A Poetry Book Society Spring 2021 Special Commendation

    Edited by Michael Schmidt and John McAuliffe, this is the latest in Carcanet's celebrated introductory anthology series presenting work by two dozen poets writing in English from around the world.

    Jason Allen-Paisant
    Chad Campbell
    Conor Cleary
    Hal Coase
    Jade Cuttle
    Jennifer Edgecombe
    Charlotte Eichler
    Suzannah V. Evans
    Parwana Fayyaz
    Maryam Hessavi
    Holly Hopkins
    Rebecca Hurst
    Victoria Kennefick
    Jenny King
    Joseph Minden
    Benjamin Nehammer
    Stav Poleg
    Nell Prince
    Padraig Regan
    Tristram Fane Saunders
    Colm Tóibín
    Joe Carrick-Varty
    Christine Roseeta Walker
    Isobel Williams
    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
    John McAuliffe
    John McAuliffe grew up in County Kerry, Ireland. The Gallery Press has published his five poetry collections, including A Better Life (2002) which was shortlisted for a Forward Prize. He teaches poetry at the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing. ... 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
Share this...
The Carcanet Blog John Gallas: The Extasie read more Roped to Catullus: Isobel Williams read more New Poetries VIII: Vahni Capildeo on Padraig Regan read more Louise Glck: On Realism read more Padraig Regan: NPVIII: Meet the Contributor read more Bare Writing: Martina Evans read more
Find your local bookshop logo
Arts Council Logo
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2021 Carcanet Press Ltd