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Funded by: Arts Council England, Carcanet Press
Main contact: Professor Michael Schmidt
Start date: 1973
English Literature - School of Critical Studies, College of Arts
Launched as Poetry Nation, a twice-yearly hardback, in 1973, PN Review in A4 paperback format began quarterly publication in 1976 and has appeared six times a year since PN Review 21 in 1981.
Each issue includes an editorial, letters, news and notes, articles, interviews, features, poems, translations, and a substantial book review section.
Poetry Nation was founded by Michael Schmidt and Professor Brian Cox at the Victoria University of Manchester. Cox and Schmidt were joined on the editorial board by Professor Donald Davie and C.H. Sisson. The magazine has been under the General Editorship of Michael Schmidt since his colleagues retired some decades ago.
All articles are accessible but full access is password protected and open to subscribers.