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PN Review 143

Edited by Michael Schmidt

PN Review 143
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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    New poems by Jane Yeh, Michael Hamburger, Attila Jozsef, Mimi Khalvati and others 

    Christopher Middleton on the appropriate element in poetry 

    William Germano reads around 11 September 

    Julian Stannard reappraises Michael Hofmann

    Reviews of works by Frank Kermode, Adrienne Rich, Frieda Hughes and Rebecca Elson, amongst others 




    In his editorial, Michael Schmidt celebrates the late Anne Ridler 


    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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