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'A poet for dark and dangerous days' wins 2014 T S Eliot Prize

12 January 2015

When David Harsent received the 2014 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry in the elegant surroundings of the Courtyard at the Wallace Collection in London, he had won a prize which has recently been increased to £20,000, the richest prize in British poetry.  Read more

Next Generation Poets 2014 - is this how to promote poetry?

15 September 2014

So just how do you go about promoting poetry and poets? There are lots of answers to this and many poets are very successful at promoting themselves through a combination of their publisher's efforts or self-publishing, through readings, performances and getting their work into poetry magazines, online or other kinds of promotion.  Read more

The T S Eliot Prize 20th Anniversary Tour

16 September 2013

It's 60 years since T S Eliot, acting on a suggestion from his friend the poet Stephen Spender, worked with his friends to set up the Poetry Book Society to encourage poetry readers and bring the best new poetry to them.  Read more

T S Eliot Prize winner announced

14 January 2013

The winner of the 2012 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry has just been announced today.  Read more

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