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Thursday, October 20, 2011

T.S.Eliot Prize short list

John Burnside, Black Cat Bone (Jonathan Cape)
Carol Ann Duffy, The Bees (Picador)
Leontia Flynn, Profit and Loss (Jonathan Cape)
David Harsent, Night (Faber)
John Kinsella, Armour (Picador)
Esther Morgan, Grace (Bloodaxe)
Daljit Nagra, Tippoo Sultan's Incredible White-Man-Eating Tiger Toy-Machine!!! (Faber)
Sean O’Brien, November (Picador)
Bernard O’Donoghue, Farmer’s Cross (Faber)
Alice Oswald, Memorial (Faber)

Congratulations, John! Here's hoping you win enough votes.

Quote from Poetry Society site:

"From 20 October, reading groups can download a biography and a photo of all 10 poets and three poems from their book, together with reading group notes, from the Poetry Book Society website, where you can also vote for your favourite poet. The results will be announced at the awards ceremony."

Start voting now! 

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