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 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
- Forward Prize and T.S. Eliot Prize Winner John Burnside
- recent contributors including Carl Phillips, John Kinsella, Lisa Jarnot, A.E. Stallings, Natalie Shapero, Nikki Wallschlaeger.
Prose and Poetry from the Review have been featured in in recent years on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily and The Best American Poetry.