Poetry Review is the Poetry Society's internationally acclaimed quarterly poetry magazine, published in March, June, September and December and sent to every full member of the Poetry Society. We welcome subscriptions to the magazine. Poetry Review is also stocked at leading bookshops throughout the UK; to find your nearest outlet and buy copies, click here. Full details of how to submit your work to the magazine can be found here.
'The Anonymous Invitation,' guest-edited by Moniza Alvi and Esther Morgan, is a thought-provoking look at what it is to be anonymous in the world of poetry. Contributors include Patience Agbabi, Mona Arshi, Judy Brown, Jane Griffiths, Kit Fan, Selima Hill, David Morley, John McCullough, Valerie Rouzeau, Carol Rumens and Julian Stannard. Featured is a section wherein the editors and several established poets explore anonymity in poetry and how it interplays with creativity and the artistic spirit.
You can also browse previous issues using the menu bar on the left, or read more about the magazine's history here.
November 2012Read Bernardine Evaristo's blog on the thinking behind the winter 2012 issue.
The Guest Editors of the spring 2013 issue are Moniza Alvi and Esther Morgan.
Read Charles Boyle's blog as he updates on us on progess so far with the autumn 2012 issue.
The Guest Editors for the autumn and winter issues have been announced: Charles Boyle and Bernardine Evaristo.
Read George Szirtes' blog as he reflects on his first few days as Guest Editor for the summer 2012 issue.
Fiona Sampson leaves Poetry Review