PN Review

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Archived since Poetry Nation No. 1
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255 issues


Welcome to PN Review, one of the outstanding literary magazines of our time.

PN Review is a leading literary independent journal that provides readers with the opportunity to discover outstanding new poetry. Each issue features a diverse range of poems in English and in translation as well as interviews, literary criticism, essays and reports from around the world. Subscribers will have access to the complete and uniquely rich digital archive, as well as each new issue published.

Latest Issue

The September-October 2019 issue

New poem sequence by Kei Miller about names of places

Don Share’s controversial lecture about Whitman and politics

New poems by Tara Bergin

Anthologist of Black-American poetry, Anthony Walton, looks back 20 years and measures the changes for Black-American writers

Kyoo Lee and Marjorie Perloff in discussion about the nature of identity in poetry

New to PN Review this issue: Jason Allen-Paisant, Jo Davis, Andrew Jordan and Petra White

and more...

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  • First Issue: Poetry Nation No. 1
  • Latest Issue: September - October 2019
  • Issue Count: 255
  • Page Count: 20,170
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2514-4375

‘The most engaged, challenging and serious-minded of all the UK’s poetry magazines.’
Simon Armitage

'...probably the most informative and entertaining poetry journal in the English-speaking world.'
John Ashbery

‘…the premier British poetry journal. Its coverage is broad and generous: from John Ashbery to new young English poets, from essays on Continental poetics and fiction to reviews of neglected poets both living and dead. At a time when poetry is largely neglected, [it] continues to make an eloquent case for its centrality to our culture.'
Marjorie Perloff

'...high-toned but bracing.'
Boyd Tonkin, Independent

'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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