After the withdrawal of Alice Oswald, the remaining nine poets on the shortlist for the TS Eliot Prize 2012 are:
John Burnside for Black Cat BoneCarol Ann Duffy for The BeesLeontia Flynn for Profit and Loss
David Harsent for Night
John Kinsella for Armour
Esther Morgan for GraceDaljit Nagra for Tippoo Sultan's Incredible White-Man-Eating Tiger Toy-Machine!!!Sean O'Brien for Novemberand Bernard O'Donoghue for Farmers Cros
Read all about it at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/8938343/Poet-withdraws-from-TS-Eliot-prize-over-sponsorship.htmlThe winner will be chosen by judges Gillian Clarke, Stephen Knight and Dennis O'Driscoll, and announced on 15 January.