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PN Review 205
May - June 2012
Edited by Michael Schmidt
Series: PN Review
Categories: 21st Century
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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
*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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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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