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PN Review 210

March - April 2013

Edited by Michael Schmidt

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  • Reviews
  • Poems by
    Sinéad Morrissey, Peter Huchel, Laura Coyne, David M. Katz, Grey Gowrie, Mimi Khalvati, Robert Minhinnick, Helen Tookey, Janet Montefiore, Dante Micheaux, John Wedgwood Clarke, Richard Lambert, Maryann Corbett, Drew Milne, Will Eaves, J. Kates, Duncan Stewart Muir, John Redmond, Daniel King

    Plus
    George Steiner discovers truths among the charred remains
    Fran Brearton in conversation with Peter McDonald
    Vidyan Ravinthiran on Hughes, Sagar and the drive to connect
    Reena Sastri reads Louise Glück
    Dan Eltringham on R.F. Langley and bird books
    William Wootten returns Watkins to Larkin


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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 '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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