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PN Review 205

May - June 2012

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review Issue 205
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ISBN: 978 1 847771 74 2
Series: PN Review
Categories: 21st Century
Imprint: PN Review
Published: May 2012
216 x 135 x 5 mm
84 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Awards
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  • Poems by:

    Sinéad Morrissey, Tara Bergin, Owen Lowery, Cristina Navazo-Eguía Newton, Vénus Khoury-Ghata, Val Warner, David C. Ward, Joey Connolly, Jee Leong Koh, Simon Jarvis, Nick Telfer, C.K. Stead, Tuvia Ruebner, Jo Haslam, Alex Wylie

    Plus:

    *Chris Miller on poetry’s gentle going
    *William Boyd compares notes with Frederic Raphael
    *Peter McCarey keeps calm in the face of Prynne
    *Ben Smith strides out with Alice Oswald and Thomas A. Clark
    *Tony Roberts in the portrait gallery with Ford Madox Ford
    *Tara Bergin and Francis R. Jones on translation

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    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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