The following is lifted straight from the website of PN Review, one of our favourite magazines. You are very welcome to join us:
PN Review 200th Issue Celebrations!
Join us at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester from 5.30pm on Thursday 8th September for wine, discussion and debate to celebrate the 200th issue of the UK’s leading poetry magazine, PN Review. The evening will include a lecture by Booker-prize longlisted author Patrick McGuinness, who will discussDonald Davie and the history of PN Review. This will be followed by The New Editors’ Forum: a discussion about the future of poetry magazine publishing, chaired by John McAuliffe (Manchester Review) and featuring panel members Rory Waterman (New Walk magazine), Carol Rumens (the Guardian) and James Byrne (The Wolf). There will also be a poetry reading by Tara Bergin and Jeffrey Wainwright. The event is free and all are welcome.PN Review, the outstanding poetry magazine of our time, was founded in 1976 as Poetry Nation by Michael Schmidt and Brian Cox. The complete PN Review digital archive was launched in January. This vast online resource, spanning four decades of literary writing, can be accessed at www.pnreview.co.uk.