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. The new Summer 2016 issue of The Poetry Review, just published (see left), is co-edited by Emily Berry and Maurice Riordan. Highlights, including new poems by Mary Ruefle, Rebecca Perry, Graham Mort and Franny Choi, and essays and reviews by Tom Sleigh, Stephen Burt, Edwina Attlee and Inua Ellams, are available to browse online.
Joint Editorships 2016
We are pleased to announce that the award-winning poet Kayo Chingonyi will join Maurice Riordan to co-edit the Autumn issue of The Poetry Review. Kayo follows Emily Berry,co-editor of the Summer issue, in a Poetry Society project designed to widen editorial opportunities for writers and critics in 2016, and to extend the editorial range of one of the world’s most exciting magazines for contemporary poetry and criticism. A joint editorship opportunity will also be offered on the Winter issue of The Poetry Review and expressions of interest from people with a record of publication and some editorial expertise are welcomed. Applicants should write to Maurice Riordan at The Poetry Review, or email: [email protected] no later than 8 July (earlier than first advertised).
Read and listen online
You can browse selected highlights from 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.
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