Over the years, our annual journal has published work by such authors as Nobel Laureates Derek Walcott, Wislawa Szymborska, Jose Saramago, Eugenio Montale, Gabriela Mistral, Tomas Transtomer, Wole Soyinka, Seamus Heaney, Pablo Neruda, and numerous others.
Our contributors also included Adrienne Rich, Amir Saadi Yousseff, Carolyn Forche, Mahmoud Darwish, Li-Young Lee, Yehuda Amichai, Juan Felipe Herrera, Lyn Hejinian, Katie Ford, Christian Wiman, Malena Morling, Wanda Coleman, Valzhyna Mort, Kwame Dawes, Edward Hirsch, Gerald Stern, Chris Abani, Jean Valentine, Duo Duo, Jane Hirshfield, Bei Dao, Ewa Lipska, Eleanor Wilner, Anna Swir, Anne Waldman, Toi Derricotte, Dunya Mikhail, Robert Bly, Fady Joudah, Gary Soto, Jericho Brown, Nikola Madzirov, and numerous others.
Each issue feature sections and portfolios showcasing the poetics from various nations, such as Sweden, Russia, Mexico, Iraq, Vietnam, Chile, and Cuba.
"New issue of Poetry International is an extraordinary gathering of poets. So many surprises and pleasures on offer--Ritsos, Akhmatova, Mandelstam, and the portfolio of Jane Hirshfield's work. Wonderful. Wonderful. Thank you. What a gift this is to readers everywhere."
—Christopher Merrill, acclaimed poet and Director of International Writing Program, University of Iowa
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