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And the 2016 Forward Prize Goes to… Vahni Capildeo! September 22, 2016: More awards for you today! Capildeo’s award-winning poetry collection, Measures of Expatriation, “explores ideas of belonging and home” writes the Guardian. More: Trinidadian poet [...] by

The Guardian Gives Poem of the Week to Denise Riley, Whose Say Something Back Is Shortlisted for Forward Prize 2016 June 16, 2016: The Guardian’s poem of the week is “Death makes the dead metaphor revive” by Denise Riley. Carol Rumens looks closely at the poem, putting it in the context of Riley’s other [...] by

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen is a Finalist for the U.K.’s Forward Prize June 9, 2015: Claudia Rankine’s much-lauded Citizen is now earning accolades overseas! As Forward Prize judge, Carrie Etter writes: “As with prose poetry, the lyric essay expands our awareness of what [...] by

Forward Prize Awarded to Michael Symmons Roberts October 2, 2013: NPR and The Guardian both report that “champion of spirit and self” Michael Symmons Roberts has won this year’s UK Forward Prize for best book of poetry, worth £10,000 (about [...] by

UK Forward Poetry Prize List Reveals ‘Powerful Year For Poetry’ July 9, 2013: The verdict is in: Jeanette Winterson, chair of judges for the UK’s Forward Prize, has hailed this year as a “powerful year of poetry.” After reading descriptions of the projects by [...] by