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PN Review 192
Edited by Michael Schmidt
PN Review 192, cover image detail from the painting 'Soft-shoe', Mary Harman 2009, includes:
Poems by R.F. Langley, Alex Wylie, Liviu Campanu, Mir Mahfuz Ali, Marsha Pomerantz, Boris Pasternak, Mark Ford, Rachel Mann
Alberto Manguel chases the dog in Dante; Gabriel Levin listens to Zeus and Webern; James Sutherland-Smith says goodbye to Belgrade; Anthony Caleshu talks to Mark Ford; Kirsty Gunn discovers a notebook.
Also includes A Supplement - New Clear Forms: American Poetry and Cold War Culture with contributions from John Armstrong and others
In his editorial, Michael Schmidt discusses the impact of new media sources and literary plagiarism.
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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