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Maurice Riordan is the new editor of Poetry Review | 08-Feb-13

The Poetry Society has announced that Irish poet Maurice Riordan is to be the new Editor of Poetry Review. The first issue under Riordan's editorship will be the autumn 2013 issue, published in September.

Riordan's poetry collections include A Word from the Loki, which was shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize, and The Holy Land, which won the 2007 Michael Hartnett Award. His new collection, The Water Stealer, will be published this year. He has also edited several anthologies and was Editor of Poetry London from 2005-2009. He is currently Professor of Poetry at Sheffield Hallam University.

The spring issue of Poetry Review ios bing guest-edited by Moniza Alvi & Esther Morgan. The summer 2013 issue of Poetry Review will be guest-edited by Patrick McGuinness.

For more information, visit the Poetry Society media room: www.poetrysociety.org.uk/content/mediaroom/

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