Poetry London is an arts charity and leading international poetry magazine where acclaimed contemporary poets share pages with exciting new names. Published three times a year in February, May and September, each issue contains new poetry, incisive reviews and features. Poetry London holds an annual poetry competition and launches each issue with readings from distinguished poet contributors to the magazine.
Autumn 2015: Issue 82
The new issue of Poetry London is now available to buy here and in all good bookshops.
The Autumn 2015 issue of Poetry London brings together a significant selection from David Harsent’s Salt, new poems by the likes of Ian Duhig, Rachael Allen, Fiona Sampson, Emily Critchley and W.N. Herbert, translations from contemporary Dutch, Chinese and Greek poets, new work from Sean O’Brien and an exciting new text from the US poet Andrew Durbin.
In the Reviews and Features section Sarah Howe writes on the ‘feel of thinking’ in poetry, drawing on work by Donne, John Ashbery and Denise Riley; Kathryn Maris interviews New Zealand laureate Bill Manhire; Michael Hulse reviews Sean O’Brien’s latest collection; John Clegg responds to recent work by JH Prynne and Helen Mort writes on poetry and landscape. Plus pamphlets, first collections, poets as critics and more.
This issue also includes the prize-winning poems from Poetry London’s 2015 competition. You can read these, along with the four commended poems, here.
Click here for a full list of contents, and to read a selection of poems and articles online.
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