New Lyre is a literary journal of 150+ pages, published twice-yearly, in spring and winter. Click on the cover to purchase hard copies ($30) or click here to purchase PDFs ($20) today.
New Lyre Magazine’s first issue features an epic narrative in blank verse, various twenty-first century ballads, villanelles, and other strophic forms. Our first issue also includes new riveting translations of Schiller and Sappho, a review of Michael Burch’s poetry, and an essay on Homer in the twenty-first century.
Poetry by Michael R. Burch, Daniel Leach, Paul Gallagher, Jared Carter, Adam Sedia, Kevin Nicholas Roberts (1969-2008), David Gosselin, John Steele, Brian Yapko, Bruce Meyer, Richard Katrovas, and Gleb Zavlanov.
Translations: Schiller and Sappho
Essay: “Why Read Homer? His Transcendent Legacy”
Book Review: Michael Burch—Our Very Own English Goethe.
New Lyre Magazine’s second issue features a series of poetic vignettes inspired by both Confucian and Platonic philosophy, several poems from the rosary cycle of Fr. Dwight Longenecker, a selection of strophic and idyllic poems by Adam Sedia, as well as a rich selection of original poetry by British poet John H. B. Martin and American poet Daniel R. Leach.
Issue II also includes a fine and delicately balanced selection of ancient Japanese haiku, classical Chinese odes, and the mature ballads of Johann Wolfgang Goethe.
Poetry by Michael R. Burch, Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Adam Sedia, Daniel Leach, Kevin Nicholas Roberts (1969-2008), John H.B. Martin, David Gosselin, Janice Canerdy, and Paul Gallagher.
Translations: Goethe’s ballads, Shijing odes, ancient Japanese waka, tanka, & haiku.
Essays: “Climbing the Alps: The Vision of Ezra Pound” & “Chinese Classical Painting: Exploring the Landscape of the Soul.”
Book Review: Places the Soul Goes by Daniel Leach