The North – 59


118 outstanding poems by 65 poets, including selected poems by Mimi Khalvati, Michael Laskey and Michael Schmidt; features; blind criticism; reviews; and more.


Our New Poets Prize winners Ian Burnette, Sarah Fletcher, Lizzi Hawkins and Stefan Kielbasiewicz share poets they go back to, and we revisit Scandinavia with Ralf Andtbacka’s reflections on Kolme|Tre – a forthcoming anthology by three poets from Finland.

Reviews on dozens of books and pamphlets, including Helen Dunmore, Dennis O’Driscoll, Georgian poets, Classical Arab women poets and two poets from Catalonia, by Jonathan Davidson, Elisabeth Sennit Clough, Nuzhat Jabinh, Julia Deakin, Noel Williams, Theophilus Kwek, Paul Stephenson, Peter Carpenter, D A Prince, Edmund Prestwich and Ian Pople.