Prac Crit

is an online journal of poetry and criticism, dedicated to reading contemporary poems up close. Three times a year, we publish an edition of essays, interviews and reflections from poets, along with our rolling features.

Current: Edition Ten

featuring poems and responses by:

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New on Prac Crit today: Declan Ryan talks to Mark Ford about his poem, 'Trial and Error':

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Recent Features

Emily Berry

“I didn’t always want to write these poems and at times it felt a bit like... being sick... There’s this disharmony between what a poem is meant to be – beautiful, transcendent – and the actual wretchedness of its source.”

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