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PN Review 212

July - August 2013

Edited by Michael Schmidt

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  • Poems by
    Gabriel Levin, Marilyn HackerPhilip TerrySheri Benning, Adam Crothers, James Russell, Rebecca Watts, Joey Connolly, Gareth ReevesRory WatermanJohn Kinsella & Drew Milne, Elaine Feinstein, Clive McWilliam

    * Rod Mengham on Louis MacNeice’s two autumns
    * Jennie Feldman in Jerusalem’s German Colony
    * Nick Liptrot on Harold Bloom’s big word
    * Janet Montefiore reads Marilyn Hacker
    * Neil Corcoran on Zbigniew Herbert’s Fortinbras
    * Ahren Warner talks to Fiona Sampson 

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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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