Quote of the Day
Carcanet has always been the place to look for considerations of purely literary and intellectual merit. Its list relies on the vision and the faith and the energy of people who care about books, and values. It is thus as rare as it is invaluable.
Subscribe to our mailing list
PN Review 160
Edited by Michael Schmidt
RRP: GBP 6.95
You Save: GBP 0.70
Price: GBP 6.25
Out of Print
ISBN: 978 1 857547 99 3
Series: PN Review
Imprint: PN Review
Published: November 2004
290 x 210 x 6 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Spend GBP 15 or more and receive a free Carcanet tote bag. Available internationally while stocks last.
Find out more.
PN Review 160, featuring the cover painting 'He knocks at the door' by Stephen Raw, includes:
New poems by John Ashbery, Robert Gray, Carola Luther, Jeremy Over and others; George Steiner on two noble kinsmen; Grevel Lindop on Larkin, love and E.A. Housman; conversations with Michael Longley and Edwin Morgan; a broad analysis of the current poetry scene, including reviews of works by Richard Howard, Ernst Meister and April Bernard, plus poetry from the Netherlands.
In his editorial, Michael Schmidt considers Harold Bloom's polemic and the road to Plainsville.
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
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2020 Carcanet Press Ltd