The Poetry Review

1072 TPR cover w shadowThe 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. The summer 2017 issue of The Poetry Review, edited by Emily Berry, is just published. It contains new poems by D.M. Aderibigbe, Moniza Alvi, James Byrne, Kit Fan, Elaine Feeney, Christine Gosnay, Allis Hamilton, Seán Hewitt, Benjamín Naka-Hasebe Kingsley, Daisy Lafarge, Lindsay Macgregor, Andrew McMillan, Chelsey Minnis, Conor O’Callaghan, Andrew Sclater, Laura Seymour, Julian Stannard, Patricia Tyrrell, Alison Winch – plus translations by Liang Yujing of poems by Dai Weina, and photographs and a poem by Ahren Warner. Prose includes Kathryn Maris, Vahni Capildeo and David Wheatley on offensiveness, risk and the risqué; Helen Mort on Simon Armitage and John Burnside; Alison Brackenbury on selections by Elaine Feinstein and Shanta Acharya; Jennifer Wong and Charanpreet Khaira on recent debuts; Vidyan Ravinthiran on Gwendolyn Brooks – and Jane Yeh selects the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize winner. Remember, Full Members of The Poetry Society can enjoy the entire issue (and back issues) online for free.

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.

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We have a wider audience than any other UK poetry magazine, with every issue finding its way into the hands of poetry fans, including individual students, academic institutions, schools, libraries and, of course, over 4,000 passionate Poetry Society Members. We offer a range of ad sizes and prices to suit your campaign and budget.  If you would like to reserve a space, please see our advertising page for more information.

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Digital version also available

Review 1072 digital issue

The 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 happen to be 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.

Institutional subscriptions, allowing universities and colleges to offer campus-wide access to our unrivalled content, are available at competitive rates.

Read and listen online

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