The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, published annually, has been a respected journal in the world of poetry for forty years. It is one of the longest continuously-run poetry journals in the United States and one of only about a dozen established literary journals nationwide devoted solely to poetry. The magazine has published new work by a long list of the world's distinguished poets including
- Pulitzer prize winners W.D. Snodgrass, Kenneth Rexroth, Claudia Emerson, Louis Simpson, Charles Simic, and Henry Taylor,
- National Book Award winners Robert Bly, A. R. Ammons, and William Stafford, and Terrance Hayes,
- former U.S. Poet Laureate Mark Strand,
- Forward Prize and T.S. Eliot Prize Winner John Burnside, and
- recent contributors including Carl Phillips, Robert Wrigley, John Kinsella, Lisa Jarnot, Lavinia Greenlaw, Billy Collins, Sherman Alexie, Todd Boss.
Prose and Poetry from the Review have been featured numerous times in recent years on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily.