The Poetry Review: Vol 109, No 1, Spring 2019


Exciting new poems for this spring issue of The Poetry Review from Caroline Bird, Paul Birtill, Kamau Brathwaite, Geraldine Clarkson, Inua Ellams, Harmony Holiday, L.K. Holt, Carolyn Jess-Cooke, Caleb Klaces, B.C. Leale, Khaled Mattawa, James Midgley, Sharon Olds, Sara Peters, Heather Phillipson, Denise Riley and, in translation, Vénus Khoury-Ghata (by Marilyn Hacker) and Lieke Marsman (by Sophie Collins). We’ve exciting essays from the US magazine Poetry by Marianne Boruch, Kara Jackson and Inger Christensen (translated by Susanna Nied), and on a contemporary dance version of Eliot’s Four Quartets. Reviews include Fiona Benson, Moniza Alvi, Vahni Capildeo, George Seferis and The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem.