Poetry Book Society

Poetry Collection  

Archived since Winter 2017
Modern Archive

27 issues

The Poetry Book Society’s quarterly Bulletin magazine is the place to discover the very best new poetry from across the globe. Founded by T.S. Eliot in 1953 to share the joy of poetry, the PBS Bulletin is packed full of poems from established and emerging poets alongside unique insights into their poetic practice, extensive reviews and comprehensive listings of all the latest poetry releases.

Each edition features a diverse range of issue-driven and innovative, world-class poetry, hand-picked by our expert poet-selectors: Jo Clement, Roy McFarlane, Nina Mingya Powles and Arji Manuelpillai. Past contributors include familiar names such Jorie Graham, Hannah Lowe, Ilya Kaminsky and Raymond Antrobus and emerging poetic talents such as Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa. It's the definitive guide to contemporary poetry for academics and students alike.

Digital subscribers will have unique access to the PBS archive dating back to 2017, as well each new issue hot off the press. The PBS Bulletin archive is perfect for those researching contemporary poetry. It provides a historic snap-shot of the contemporary poetry scene with unique insights from leading poets of the time. For details on campus-wide digital subscriptions for institutions, please email support@exacteditions.com. 


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The Poetry Book Society was founded by T.S. Eliot to share the joy of poetry. It's a unique poetry book club and every quarter our expert selectors choose the very best new books to deliver to our members across the globe. Our lively quarterly magazine is packed full of sneak preview poems and exclusive interviews with all the selected poets, insightful reviews by our Book Selectors Jo Clement, Roy Mcfarlane, Shivanee Ramlochan, Arji Manuelpillai and Nina Mingya Powles. Plus micro reviews by the Ledbury Critics and extensive listings of every book and pamphlet published this quarter.

The Summer 2024 edition features poems and commentary from Paul Muldoon, Hannah Copley, Harry Josephine Giles, Jackie Kay, Tamar Yoseloff, Imtiaz Dharker, Karin Karakașlı, Canan Marașligil, Sarah Howe, Jay Bernard, Mary Jean Chan, Will Harris, and Nisha Ramayya.

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Research Areas: Literature

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  • First Issue: Winter 2017
  • Latest Issue: Summer 2024
  • Issue Count: 27
  • Page Count: 1,614
  • Published: Quarterly