The Poetry Review: Vol 107, No 4, Winter 2017


The winter 2017 issue of The Poetry Review, edited by Emily Berry, includes new poems by Jen Hadfield, Mark Waldron, Kayo Chingonyi, Dave Margoshes, Richard Georges, Melissa Lee-Houghton, Carrie Etter, Billy Ramsell, O. Flote, Julia Copus, Will Harris and many others. There are ‘visual poems’ from Sophie Herxheimer’s Your Candlelight Accompanies the Sun, and translations of Hisham Bustani, Lee Young-Ju, Jang Su-Jin and Juan Nicolás Padrón. Dzifa Benson writes on Lorna Goodison, Jack Underwood explores poetry and uncertainty, Holly Pester reports on prison poetry, and Bidisha reviews Ten. Poets of the New Generation. There are also reviews of Thom Gunn, Pascale Petit, Anne Michaels, Sinéad Morrissey, Michael Symmons Roberts, Ágnes Lehóczky, Amaan Hyder, Rachel McCrum and Claudine Toutoungi. Memorial portraits by Chris Riddell celebrate Derek Walcott, Helen Dunmore, John Ashbery and more.


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