Anne Carson, who will give the 2013 Poetry Society Annual Lecture, talks to Katy Evans-Bush, plus interviews with the new editor of Poetry Review, Maurice Riordan, with US poet and rising star Matthew Dickman and with Robin Houghton, winner of the Hamish Canham Prize. Adam Feinstein praises his poetry hero Pablo Neruda, Christopher James explores the nourishing influence of rain on poetry, Clare Pollard laments a publishing crisis and Jane Bluett offers a passionate defence of poetry by heart.
Plus… the National Poetry Competition launches, members’ news and David Wheatley‘s pick of members’ poems on the theme ‘True North’.
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