Go global: PIW is a worldwide internet poetry magazine offering thousands of poems by modern poets from all around the world. May with work by three wonderful poets from the USA: Bob Hicok, Sarah Lindsay and D.A. Powell. Alongside them are poems and recordings on the Iran domain by Mehrdad Fallah, a leading figure of modern Persian poetry. This issue also introduces two more poets who will be reading at our festival in June: Doina Ioanid (Romania) and Amina Saïd (Tunisia).
Read the editorial, poems and translations, and listen to audio recordings of Mehrdad Fallah's poems in the current issue of PIW
Poem of the Week: REPUBLIC, D.A. Powell (USA)
Clip of the Month: ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF LIFE, Hassan El Ouazzani (Morocco)
Poetry International Festival, Rotterdam 2011
The 42nd annual Poetry International Festival will take place in Rotterdam this year, June 14-19. This year's theme is Order and Chaos, which will be explored in a number of special programmes focusing on poetry and literature, society and current events. See the full list of guest poets here.