Poetry London is a leading international poetry magazine where acclaimed contemporary poets share pages with exciting new names. Published three times a year in March, June and October, each issue contains new poetry, incisive reviews and features, and a unique listings guide to a wide range of poetry events and resources in London and throughout the UK. Poetry London holds an annual poetry competition and launches each issue with readings from distinguished poet contributors to the magazine.
The summer issue 2013 - marking the 25th anniversary of Poetry London - spreads its net to the US to include poems by Kay Ryan, Timothy Donnelly, Matthea Harvey, Katy Lederer, Nuar Alsadir, Jason Schneiderman, Philip Fried, D. Nurkse and David Lehman, plus reviews of the American originals: Ed Dorn, Frederick Seidel, Charles Bernstein and John Ashbery.
Plus new poems from UK poets including Ruth Padel, Penelope Shuttle, David Constantine, Mimi Khalvati, D M Black and Matthew Sweeney, among others.
Plus new voices: Liz Berry, Chrissy Williams, Richard O’Brien, Allison McVety, John McCullough and Fran Lock.
In reviews and features Bernard O’Donoghue salutes the singular contributions of Dennis O’Driscoll and Harry Clifton to Irish and indeed European poetry. George Szirtes welcomes the first collections of debut poets including James Brookes and Poetry London prize-winner Cristina Newton, while Glyn Maxwell talks to Ellen Cranitch about his new collection, Pluto.
Plus comprehensive listings of readings, courses, festivals, etc.
Poetry London Summer 2013 - Issue Launch
Issue 75 will launch on Friday 31st May 2013 with readings from Ruth Padel, Kathryn Maris, David Wheatley and Richard O'Brien. Join us at Foyles, Charing Cross Road at 6.30pm. Tickets on the door £4/£3. Free wine. Find out more.
Poetry London Competition 2013: Deadline Passed
The deadline for entry to the Poetry London Competition 2013 has now passed. Winners will be notified by 1 July 2013; the first, second and third prizewinners will be published in the Autumn 2013 issue of Poetry London and on the magazine’s website. The prizes will be awarded at our Autumn launch reading in London.
Poetry London is pleased to announce that Ahren Warner has been appointed as Poetry Editor. Find out more.
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