Oxford Poetry is a literary magazine based in Oxford, England. It is currently edited by Hamid Khanbhai and Thomas A Richards.

Founded in 1910 by Basil Blackwell, its editors have included Dorothy L. Sayers, Aldous Huxley, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, Kingsley Amis, Anthony Thwaite, John Fuller and Bernard O'Donoghue.

Other authors to have appeared in Oxford Poetry include Fleur Adcock, A. Alvarez, W. H. Auden, Anne Carson, Nevill Coghill, David Constantine, Robert Crawford, Carol Ann Duffy, Elaine Feinstein, Graham Greene, Seamus Heaney, W.N. Herbert, Geoffrey Hill, Christopher Isherwood, Elizabeth Jennings, Jenny Joseph, Stephen Knight, Ronald Knox, Philip Larkin, C. Day Lewis, Michael Longley, Louis MacNeice, Peter McDonald, Christopher Middleton, Andrew Motion, Paul Muldoon, Tom Paulin, Mario Petrucci, Craig Raine, Jo Shapcott, Stephen Spender, George Szirtes, J. R. R. Tolkien, Susan Wicks and Charles Wright. Traditionally it publishes winners of Oxford's Newdigate Prize.

Editors of Oxford PoetryEdit

Until the Second World WarEdit


Oxford Poetry Re-LaunchedEdit

  • June 1983. Mick Imlah, Nicholas Jenkins, Elise Paschen, Nicola Richards
  • Autumn 1983. Nicholas Jenkins, Elise Paschen, Nicola Richards
  • 1984-5. Nicholas Jenkins, Bernard O'Donoghue, Peter McDonald, Elise Paschen
  • Winter 1986. Mark Ford, Nicholas Jenkins, John Lanchester, Elise Paschen
  • Summer 1987. Mark Ford, Elise Paschen, Mark Wormald
  • Winter 1987. Elise Paschen, Mark Wormald
  • 1988. Mark Wormald, Sarah Dence, Bernard O'Donoghue, Janice Whitten
  • 1989-91. Mark Wormald
  • Summer 1992. Sinéad Garrigan, Kate Reeves, Mark Wormald
  • Winter 1992. Sinéad Garrigan, Kate Reeves
  • Summer 1993. Sinéad Garrigan, Kate Reeves, Ian Samson
  • Winter 1993. Sinéad Garrigan, Ian Samson
  • Summer 1994. Sinéad Garrigan, Ian Samson
  • Winter 1994. Sinéad Garrigan, Sam Leith
  • 1995. Sinéad Garrigan, Sam Leith
  • 1996-7. No editions.
  • Easter 1998. Graham Nelson, Gillian Pachter, Robert Macfarlane
  • Winter 1998. Graham Nelson, Robert Macfarlane
  • 1999. Graham Nelson, Jane Griffiths
  • 2000. Graham Nelson, Jane Griffiths, Jenni Nuttall

21st CenturyEdit

  • 2003. Carmen Bugan, Kelly Grovier, Sarah Hesketh
  • 2004. Carmen Bugan, Kelly Grovier, Sinéad Sturgeon
  • 2006. Carmen Bugan, Kelly Grovier, Richard Rowley, Sinéad Sturgeon
  • 2007. Paul Thomas Abbott
  • 2008. Benjamin Mullen, JCH Potts
  • 2009. Hamid Khanbhai, Thomas A Richards
  • 2010. Hamid Khanbhai, Thomas A Richards

See also Edit

External links Edit


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Oxford Poetry
Editor Hamid Khanbhai and Tom RichardsTemplate:Dn
Former editors Aldous Huxley (1916)
Dorothy Sayers (1917-18)
Siegfried Sassoon (1919)</br/>Robert Graves (1921)
Harold Acton (1924)
W H Auden (1927)
W H Auden Cecil Day-Lewis (1927)
Louis MacNeice Stephen Spender (1929)</br>Kingsley Amis (1949)
Donald Hall Geoffrey Hill (1953)
Anthony Thwaite (1954)
Adrian Mitchell (1955)
John Fuller (1960)
Categories Poetry
Frequency Twice a Year
Circulation 2,000
Publisher Oxford Poetry
First issue 1910
Country United Kingdom
Based in Oxford, England
Language English
ISSN 1465-6213

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