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PN Review 188

Edited by Michael Schmidt

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ISBN: 978 1 847770 27 1
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: July 2009
297 x 210 x 5 mm
72 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • PN Review 188, featuring cover painting 'Pencil and watercolour on paper, Afghanistan, 2006' by Mary Griffiths, includes:



    •    Poems by R. F. Langley, Peter McDonald, Rob Griffiths, John Gallas, and others

    •    Sheri Benning remembers winter in St Petersburg

    •    Ruth Hawthorn in conversation with Stephen Burt

    •    Oliver Dennis on Clive James's verse

    •    A broad analysis of the current poetry scene, including reviews ofAdam Kirsch, Jack Spicer, Dan Burt, Pauline Stainer, amongst others

    •    In his editorial, Michael Schmidt discusses the popularity of writing for public recognition
    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
    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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