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.
Includes: first publication of Terrance Hayes’s exploration of the life, work and seminal influence of Gwendolyn Brooks – the second in The Poetry Society Annual Lecture Series in association with the University of Liverpool.
New poems by Paul Muldoon, Mary Ruefle, Isabel Galleymore, Amaan Hyder, Alison Winch, Luke Allan, Richard Scott, Vicki Feaver, Romeo Oriogun, Yomi Sode and Kristiina Ehin translated by Ilmar Lehtpere, and many more.
Reviews of Derek Mahon, Kayo Chingonyi, Holly Pester, Luke Kennard, Rushika Wick, Tishani Doshi, Ciaran Carson, Gillian Clarke’s translation of The Gododdin, and Louise Glück’s essays.
Plus Patricia Smith, judge of the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize, introduces winner Dean Browne for his poem ‘The Last Consultation’.