The Poetry Review

Archived since Winter 2013 Modern Archive

20 issues

The Poetry Review, published quarterly by The Poetry Society, is home to the world’s best contemporary poetry and writing about poetry. Since first publication in 1912, it has featured new poems, essays and reviews by internationally renowned and emerging poets, both Nobel Prize winners and newcomers. Famous contributors include T.S. Eliot, Allen Ginsberg, Derek Walcott, Philip Larkin, Seamus Heaney, Carol Ann Duffy, Jackie Kay and Alice Oswald.

The trial issue, published Summer 2015, spans old and new trends: ‘Prufrock’ in its hundredth year, the hunt for new ways to ironise the self in Charles Whalley’s essay on post-internet poetry, and St Francis and Flaubert in D.A. Powell’s ‘Letter from San Francisco’. There are new poems by Nick Laird, Graham Mort, Daljit Nagra, Sara Peters, Jennifer L. Knox and the winner of the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize, Zaffar Kunial. The review section includes new collections by Claudia Rankine, Sean O’Brien, Frances Leviston and Michael Hofmann’s selected essays.

Latest issue

The latest issue of The Poetry Review has new poems by poets from across the UK, France, Italy, Lithuania Canada and the US including Safia Elhillo, Marilyn Hacker, Chris McCabe, Nyla Matuk, Alison Winch, Angelina D’Roza, Sean Borodale, Anna Maria Carpi and many, many more. Essayists include Angela Conway on her visit to the Elizabeth Bishop house, Nova Scotia; Ilya Kaminsky on René Char; J.T. Welsch on professionalisation in poetry; and Sandeep Parmar’s ‘An uncommon language’. There are reviews of Ruth Padel, Terrance Hayes, Richard Scott, Chelsey Minnis, Kathryn Maris, Zaffar Kunial, Barry McSweeney, a new anthology celebrating 100 years of W.S. Graham, and many other new and recently published titles.

Subjects: Literature, Poetry

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The Poetry Review, published quarterly by The Poetry Society, is home to the world’s best contemporary poetry and writing about poetry. Since first publication in 1912, it has featured new poems, essays and reviews by internationally renowned and emerging poets, both Nobel Prize winners and newcomers. Famous contributors include T.S. Eliot, Allen Ginsberg, Derek Walcott, Philip Larkin, Seamus Heaney, Carol Ann Duffy, Jackie Kay and Alice Oswald.

The trial issue, published Summer 2015, spans old and new trends: ‘Prufrock’ in its hundredth year, the hunt for new ways to ironise the self in Charles Whalley’s essay on post-internet poetry, and St Francis and Flaubert in D.A. Powell’s ‘Letter from San Francisco’. There are new poems by Nick Laird, Graham Mort, Daljit Nagra, Sara Peters, Jennifer L. Knox and the winner of the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize, Zaffar Kunial. The review section includes new collections by Claudia Rankine, Sean O’Brien, Frances Leviston and Michael Hofmann’s selected essays.

  • First Issue: Winter 2013
  • Latest Issue: Autumn 2018
  • Issue Count: 20
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2514-4456

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