The Poetry Review

Archived since Winter 2013 Modern Archive

33 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

New poems by Stanley Moss, Asmaa Jama, Tiffany Atkinson, Joe Dunthorne, Clementine E. Burnley, Sam Riviere, Maya C. Popa, Paul McMahon, Zakia Carpenter-Hall, Ralf Webb and Holly Corfield Carr, plus the Portuguese poet Matilde Campilho and Slovenian poets Tomaž Šalamun and Aleš Šteger in translation.

First publication of m. nourbeSe philip’s stupendous Poetry Society Annual Lecture, plus essays by Mona Arshi on the contemporary ghazal and Hannah Hodgson on poetry and chronically dying.

Reviews include Daniel Sluman, Selima Hill, Najwan Darwish, Gail McConnell, Threa Almontaser, Lorna Goodison and Thom Gunn′s letters.

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: Winter 2021
  • Issue Count: 33
  • Published: Quarterly
  • ISSN: 2514-4456