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.
Colette Bryce is guest editor of the winter 2019 issue of The Poetry Review. Contributing poets include Don Paterson, Liz Berry, Natalie Linh Bolderston, Maurice Riordan, Kim Moore, Nick Laird, Victoria Kennefick and Amy Acre, alongside translations from the Polish poet Jerzy Jarniewicz and the German poet Kathrin Schmidt. Maria Johnston offers a detailed exploration of the work of Denise Riley and Jeremy Noel-Tod scrutinises W.H. Auden’s current standing. There are also reviews of Alice Oswald, Peter Riley, Mona Arshi, Richard Osmond, numerous debut collections and Latin American poetry in translation.