Well, it's a start. I'll add others as and when I hear about them. Check back from time to time and please send me the names of any literary/poetry magazines and journals that accept email submissions that you know about.
Many magazines still prefer postal submissions and will get pretty pissed off if you email them so check before.
Some magazines on the list that accept email contributions also operate submission windows.
Festschrifts and translations of Gottfried Benn are all well and good, but I can't help thinking this absence in my life isn't going to be filled until Michael Hofmann publishes another collection of his own poetry. In the meantime, here's this appropriately titled book of essays to look forward to. Published by Norton later this year, it looks like being a reprint of his prose selection 'Behind the Lines' (Faber, 2001) for a U.S. readership. The original volume didn't go to a second edition, and with the spread of Hofmania in the U.K. in recent years, it's been difficult to get hold of a copy at a reasonable price. In a way its publication is reassuring since it means Hofmann hasn't yet completely 'done a Rimbaud', but his long poetic silence, if not a repudiation of poetry, still haunts and fascinates other poets in equal measure.
Readers of Hofmann's poetry naturally hope he will publish more again one day. Dig a bit further, especially a…
The Haiku Anthology, ed. Cor Van Den Heuvel (contd; reread) The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho, Buson, & Issa, ed. Robert Hass Not In These Shoes, Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch (reread) The Dog in the Sky, Helen Ivory A Halfway House, Neil Powell Selected Poems, Christopher Reid Katerina Brac, Christopher Reid (reread)
Black Cat Bone, John Burnside February
Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney, ed. Dennis O’Driscoll
View with A Grain of Sand: Selected Poems, Wislawa Szymborska (reread)
Zone Journals, Charles Wright (reread)
The Water Table, Philip Gross
For and After, Christopher Reid
Death of a Naturalist, Seamus Heaney (reread)
Door into the Dark, Seamus Heaney (reread)
Wintering Out, Seamus Heaney (reread)
North, Seamus Heaney (reread)
Field Work, Seamus Heaney (reread)
Station Island, Seamus Heaney (reread)
The Haw Lantern, Seamus Heaney (reread)
Seeing Things, Seamus Heaney (reread) March
Seeing Things, Seamus Heaney (contd; reread)
The Spirit Level, Seamus Heaney (re…