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Next Issue CELEBRATING JOHN ASHBERY Contributors include Mark Ford, Marina Warner, Jeremy Over, Theophilus Kwek, Sam Riviere, Luke Kennard, Philip Terry,Agnes Lehoczky, Emily Critchley, Oli Hazard and others Miles Champion The Gold Standard Rebecca Watts The Cult of the Noble Amateur Marina Tsvetaeva ‘My desire has the features of a woman’: Two Letters translated by Christopher Whyte Iain Bamforth Black and White

John Ashbery

John Ashbery’s latest collection of poems is Breezeway (Carcanet, 2015). A two-volume set of his collected translations from the French (poetry and prose), edited by Rosanne Wasserman and Eugene Richie, was published in 2014, also by Carcanet.


John Ashbery's work featured in PN Review comprises 23 contributions of poetry, two articles, and one review, over a period of 38 years. Also available are eight reviews of John Ashbery's work, four interviews with John Ashbery, and three translations by John Ashbery.
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Further Reading
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 4 (1978) Four Poems
Subscribers only Reviewed by Simon Howard in PN Review 27 (1982) on John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 46 (1985) Two Poems
Interviewed by John Ash in PN Review 46 (1985) in Conversation with John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 70 (1989) Two Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 74 (1990) Two Poems
Subscribers only Reviewed by Richard Francis in PN Review 83 (1992) on Frank O'Hara and John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 84 (1992) Three Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 87 (1992) Well, Yes, Actually
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 89 (1993) Three Poems
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 89 (1993) on Mark Ford
Subscribers only Reviewed by Richard Francis in PN Review 90 (1993) on John Ashbery and C.K. Williams
Subscribers only Reviewed by Richard Francis in PN Review 98 (1994) on Laura Riding and John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 99 (1994) Four Poems
Subscribers only Interviewed by David Herd in PN Review 99 (1994) in Conversation with John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 100 (1994) Four Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 104 (1995) Three Poems
Subscribers only Reviewed by John Pilling in PN Review 109 (1996) on John Ashbery, Yves Bonnefoy and Osip Mandelstam
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 117 (1997) Four Poems
Subscribers only Reviewed by Roger Caldwell in PN Review 124 (1998) on John Ashbery
Subscribers only Interviewed by Kasia Boddy in PN Review 125 (1999) In Conversation with John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 130 (1999) Seven Poems
Subscribers only Reviewed by David C. Ward in PN Review 137 (2001) on John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 140 (2001) Four Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 146 (2002) Two Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 147 (2002) F.T. Prince
Poetry Collection in PN Review 150 (2003) Two Poems
Subscribers only Interviewed by Mark Ford in PN Review 150 (2003) Talks to John Ashbery: The Boyhood of John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 160 (2004) Two Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 171 (2006) Two Poems
Subscribers only Reviewed by Daniel Kane in PN Review 177 (2007) on John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 187 (2009) Five Poems
Poetry Collection in PN Review 191 (2010) Fifteen Poems
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Arthur Rimbaud in PN Review 199 (2011) from Illuminations (translated by John Ashbery)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 203 (2012) Seven Poems and 8 Collages
Subscribers only Translation of a Review by Matthew Creasy in PN Review 205 (2012) on Ashbery's Rimbaud
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 208 (2012) 'Laundry List' and Other Poems
Subscribers only Translation of an Article by Pierre Martory in PN Review 215 (2014) Introduction to Washington Square, translated by John Ashbery
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 216 (2014) ‘Queer Subtext’ and Other Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 225 (2015) Tales from Shakespeare
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