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PN Review 217
Edited by Michael Schmidt
Series: PN Review
Categories: 21st Century, British
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Gabriel Levin, Anne Stevenson, Rowan Williams, Fleur Adcock, Jennie Feldman, Claudine Toutoungi, Nyla Matuk, Sarah White, Jon Sanders, Jack Clemo
Vahni Capildeo’s strange meeting with Iago
Brenda Lyons in conversation with Joseph Brodsky
Horatio Morpurgo on Desmond MacCarthy and ‘Signor Butler’
André Naffis-Sahely on Balzac and bureaucracy
C. H. Sisson at 100
Compiled and edited by Henry King
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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