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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. In the latest issue of The Poetry Review, we’ve new poems on the sea, the squid, filial relationships and the dodo by contributors including Heather Christle, Andre Bagoo, A.K. Blakemore, Hugo Williams, Helen Mort, Liz Berry, Wayne Holloway-Smith, Vidyan Ravinthiran, Martina Evans, and Peter Gizzi. There is a focus on translation this issue, with versions of poems by Anzhelina Polonskaya, Hagiwara Kyojiro, Ulrike Almut Sandig and Clara Janés. Khairani Barokka, Sophie Collins and Carole Satyamurti debate the complexities of translation in our ‘Enquiry’ feature, and Katrina Naomi reports on poetry and poets in Japan. Reviews include Sophie Collins, Lila Matsumoto, A.K. Blakemore, Robin Robertson, Hannah Sullivan, Abigail Parry, Phoebe Power, Luljeta Lleshanaku and Volker von Törne. So Mayer reviews an anthology of Maori Poetry and Amy Key considers the lost and found work of Joan Murray.
Plus Ocean Vuong introduces the winner of The Geoffrey Dearmer Prize 2017: Raymond Antrobus.
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