Poetry International is a world class literary magazine based on the campus of San Diego State University which caters to an international community of poets.

Over regular authors have included a wide range of renowned voices such as Seamus Heaney, Carolyn Forche, Yusef Komunyakaa, Derek Walcott, Tomas Tranströmer, Adrienne Rich, John Ashbery, Wanda Coleman, Edward Hirsch, Robert Bly, Adam Zagajewski, Rae Armantrout, as well as Fady Joudah, Valzhyna Mort, Ishion Hutchinson, Jericho Brown, Kim Addonizio, Kwame Dawes, Gerald Stern, Chris Abani, Katie Ford, Malena Morling and many others. Each issue includes translations from around the world. Our featured translation sections have brought attention to under represented poets from Cuba, Vietnam, Iraq, Sweden, and a host of other countries. Special chapbooks and symposiums, such as Symposium on Translation, on Borders, on Disappearing Languages, are also included. You can find out more about all of that at the PI website.

Here, at our Poetry International Online supplement, you can view even more conversations about books, poems, poetics.

Contact us through email: poetryintl@gmail.com (We do not accept email submissions.)





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