This special issue on British poetry presents two significant features.

The first—co-edited and introduced by Sam Ladkin & Robin Purves. The second feature presents fifteen reviews of new books of British poetry and well as bonus material.


Andrea Brady, Chris Goode, Peter Manson, Keston Sutherland, plus critical commentaries on the four poets by John Wilkinson, Jeremy Noel-Tod, Sam Ladkin, Simon Jarvis, & Matt Ffytche.


Calvin Bedient on Seamus Heaney & Charles Tomlinson, Forrest Gander on J.H. Prynne, V. Joshua Adams on Lee Harwood, R.H. Abbott on Michael Haslam, Michael Robbins on Martin Corless-Smith, Leila Wilson on Sarah Law, Heidi Lynn Staples on Peter Finch, Robert P. Baird on Peter Larkin, Rusty Morrison on Thomas A. Clark, John Lennox on Geraldine Monk, Kai Fierle Hedrick on Caroline Bergvall, Mark Scroggins on John Wilkinson, Peter Manson on Gael Turnbull, Adam Piette on Barry MacSweeney, Kent Johnson on Andrew Duncan


Peter Riley and Catherine Wagner

A Poster—

Andrew Duncan titled “Styles of British Poetry 1945–2000”