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Oxford Poetry is over 100 years old. It is probably the oldest dedicated poetry magazine in the world today. The magazine was started in 1910 by Oxford undergraduates and published by Basil Blackwell. Previous editors have included Aldous Huxley, Siegfried Sassoon, W.H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Kingsley Amis, Geoffrey Hill, John Fuller, John Lanchester and Robert Macfarlane. In the 1980s, Mick Imlah, Nicholas Jenkins and Bernard O'Donoghue revived it as a more outward-looking journal - no longer restricted to publishing student poetry but maintaining a connection with the university. The list of contributors throughout its history is as impressive as it is diverse. In recent years readers would have come across poems by Seamus Heaney, Andrew Motion, Mario Petrucci, Wendy Cope, George Szirtes, Carol Ann Duffy, David Constantine and Glyn Maxwell.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United Kingdom Established in 1910

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 2 x per year.

Poetry Temp Closed

Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemUnlimited number of lines; Up to 4 pieces.
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Unknown payment Unknown payment.
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Dates

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2019
Last Checked: 10 Oct 2019 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 02 Sep 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 18 Feb 2013

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