The Poetry Review

The Poetry Review spring 2016The world’s finest poetry quarterly

Since it was founded in 1912, The Poetry Review has been home to the world’s best writing – by both internationally renowned and emerging poets, newcomers and Nobel Prize winners.

Joint Editorships 2016

We are pleased to announce that Emily Berry, the award-winning poet and editor, will join Maurice Riordan to jointly edit the Summer issue of The Poetry Review. The aim is to further develop the editorial range of one of the world’s most exciting magazines for contemporary poetry and criticism, and for The Poetry Society, which publishes the magazine, to widen editorial opportunities for writers and critics during 2016. We plan more joint editorships for the upcoming issues. With this in mind, we’d  welcome expressions of interest in co-editing an issue from people with a record of publication and some editorial expertise. Please write to Maurice Riordan, The Poetry Review, The Poetry Society, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX, or email: [email protected] The deadline is 6 May 2016.

Read and browse online

You can browse selected highlights  from the current issue and past issues in this section. Listen in as contributing poets, including Helen Mort, Frank Ormsby, Zaffar Kunial, Paul Muldoon, Colette Bryce, Simon Armitage, Kim Addonizio, and others, talk to Editor Maurice Riordan in our series of podcast interviews. In the online feature, Behind the Poem, poets offer fascinating insights into their Review poems. 

Published quarterly, The Poetry Review is mailed to all Full Members of The Poetry Society and is stocked in leading bookshops worldwide. The magazine welcomes submissions from prospective contributors. For details of advertising opportunities, please contact the marketing department.

Digital version now also available

The Poetry Review digital issueThe Poetry Review is newly available in a digital version, meaning you can read and search the latest issue – and back issues – of the world’s finest poetry magazine on your PC, Mac, iPhone and iPad, wherever you are in the world.

Full members of The Poetry Society have free, automatic access as part of their membership. Alternatively you can add a digital subscription to your print subscription.

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