From reviews of the previous New Poetries anthologies:'...an opportunity to sample the dynamic range and variety of carefully wrought forms that modern poetry can, and will continue, to be capable of.' - Independent on Sunday'New Poetries...puts on show poets who've come good relatively young with older ones whose fame is yet to grow...bringing new English from another continent or other tongue.' - Daily Telegraph
About the Author
Eleanor Crawforth was born in South Manchester in 1982 and read English Literature at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. She joined Carcanet in February 2005. She edits the 'News & Notes' page of PN Review and reviews for the magazine. She is currently studying for an MA in Post-1900 Literatures, Theories and Cultures at the University of Manchester. Stephen Procter was born in London in 1981 and studied Philosophy at University College London (BA) and Renaissance and Romantic Literature at Liverpool University (MA). He joined Carcanet in October 2004. He is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Liverpool and is a book reviewer. Michael Schmidt is Professor of Poetry at the University of Glasgow; founder and editorial director of Carcanet Press; and founder and General Editor of the poetry journal PN Review. He is a poet, novelist, literary historian, translator and broadcaster. His recent books include The First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets, and a new edition of Laura Riding's seminal essay The Telling.