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The American Poetry Review
About The American Poetry Review: The widest range of distinguished poets, exciting new writers, controversial reviews, essays, columns, and interviews.
The University of the Arts
320 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102-4901
Phone: (215) 717-6801
Simultaneous submissions: no Email submissions: no Online submissions: yes (see website) Reading period: year-round Response time: 6 months Payment: yes (see website) Contests: yes (see website) Average pages: 48 Sample copy (postpaid): $4.50 U.S.A.; $5.50 Canada; $10 International ISSN: 0360-3709 Founded: 1972 Issues per year: 6 Distributors: Ingram, Ubiquity, Media Solutions Copy Price: $4.50 U.S.A.; $5.50 Canada Subscription: $25/year U.S.A.; $34/year International
Publisher’s Description: The American Poetry Review is unique in American publishing. With eclectic editing, a newsprint/tabloid format, and a circulation of 10,000, APR reaches a worldwide audience six times a year with some of the very best of contemporary poetry, essays, interviews, columns, and translations. Over the past 41 years, APR has helped to make poetry a more public art form without compromising the art of poetry.
Authors featured in recent issues include Kazim Ali, Robin Becker, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, Tony Hoagland, Claudia Keelan, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dana Levin, Tom Lux, W.S. Merwin, Sharon Olds, Robert Pinsky, Gerald Stern.
"The American Poetry Review began a revolution in poetry
comparable only to that begun by Harriet Monroe's Poetry
in 1912. Sharing the vision of Walt Whitman, it has brought the
spirit of excellence and democracy to poetry, through the directness
of a tabloid newspaper, to the largest poetry audience ever gathered
—Patricia Willis, Rosenbach Museum & Library
The July/August 2014 issue features Lucia Perillo (The Great Wave & Other Poems) who is interviewed by Lesley Valdes, plus W. S. Merwin (Loss & Other Poems), Arielle Greenberg (That Greeny Power: On Ecopoetics), Bhisham Bherwani (On Seshadri's 3 Sections), Laurence Lieberman (Two Wright Love Poems), Mira Rosenthal (Writing is Translation is Writing), and more.
The May/June 2014 issue features Nick Flynn (AK-47 & Other Poems), Doreen Gildroy (Labyrinth on My Table), Greg Warren (The 23rd-Century Nature Poem), Alicia Ostriker (Gerald Stern as Jewish Poet & Tragic Comedian), and Dick Allen (from the Zen of Master Poems). Also included is work by Hannah Fries, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Afaa Michael Weaver, and Katrina Vandenberg.
The March/April 2014 issue features Mihaela Moscaliuc (Radioactive Wolves: A Retelling & Other Poems), Yusef Komunyakka (The Land of Cockaigne & Other Poems), Arielle Greenberg (Strange Tongues), Laurence Lieberman (On Dickey's "Sleepers"), Martha Collins (On Racialized Experience), Tony Hoagland (Toward a Postmodern Humanisn), Stanley Moss (Pax Poetica & Other Poems), and poems by James Baldwin, Abigail Cloud, and Dana Levin Sparrow.
last updated 6/25/2014