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PN Review 217

Edited by Michael Schmidt

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ISBN: 978 1 847771 86 5
Series: PN Review
Categories: 21st Century, British
Imprint: PN Review
Published: May 2014
216 x 135 x 5 mm
80 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Awards
  • Reviews
  • Poems by
    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
    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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