PN Review 227 by Luke Allan
The Winter 2016 issue of PN Review, one of the most outstanding literary journals of our time.
About the Author
Luke Allan studied Literature & Creative Writing at UEA. Before joining Carcanet in 2015 he worked as a project manager in the Arts in Newcastle and Edinburgh, and managed Studio Alec Finlay and the poetry press Morning Star. He is founding-director of the poetry press sine wave peak and co-founder of the poetry magazine Butcher’s Dog; he also edits the journal Quait and is former editor of the Newcastle Philosophy Society journal. In 2011 his poetry received a Northern Promise Award. His first collection, minimum soft exchange, will be published by MIEL in 2015. Michael Schmidt FRSL, poet, scholar, critic and translator, was born in Mexico in 1947; he studied at Harvard and at Wadham College, Oxford, before settling in England. Among his many publications are several collections of poems and a novel, The Colonist (1981), about a boy’s childhood in Mexico. He is general editor of PN Review and founder as well as managing director of Carcanet Press.