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T.S. Eliot Finalists Announced: Capildeo, Riley, O’Donoghue, & More October 20, 2016: The T.S. Eliot Prize, one of the U.K.’s most abundant poetry honors, has been “on the scene” since 1993, given to such luminaries as Alice Oswald, Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, and [...] by

R.I.P. Poetry Book Society June 3, 2016: Well this is lousy news. Founded over 60 years ago by T.S. Eliot, England’s Poetry Book Society is shutting its doors due to a lack of funding. From the Guardian: The organisation, which saw [...] by

‘The boys appear not to be happy’: UK Literary Press Give Sarah Howe #derangedpoetess January 26, 2016: Sarah Howe, who surprised many by winning the £20,000 T. S. Eliot Prize for her first book Loop of Jade, has a trending hashtag attributed to her success, #derangedpoetess. In a report at The [...] by

Sarah Howe Awarded T.S. Eliot Prize January 12, 2016: Last Friday, we linked over to Dai George’s Boston Review post that looked into the context surrounding this year’s T. S. Eliot prize. And yesterday we learned the prize went to… [...] by

A Close Read of the T. S. Eliot Prize Shortlist at the Boston Review January 8, 2016: At Boston Review, Dai George reads the 2015 T.S. Eliot Prize Shortlist. The prizewinner–who will receive £20,000, the most of any single poetry prize in the UK, “and serious bragging [...] by

Claudia Rankine Has Been Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry October 22, 2015: Allison Flood of The Guardian writes that just a “week after Marlon James became the first Jamaican to win the Booker, the Jamaican-born poet Claudia Rankine has been shortlisted for the TS [...] by

Sinéad Morrissey Wins 2013 T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry January 15, 2014: Congratulations Sinéad Morrissey! From The Telegraph: Belfast’s inaugural poet laureate, Sinéad Morrissey, has won this year’s TS Eliot Prize for Poetry. It is the fourth time that she [...] by

Sharon Olds Wins UK’s T. S. Eliot Prize January 16, 2013: Sharon Olds has been announced as the winner of the UK’s 2012 T. S. Eliot Prize (view the shortlist here). Stag’s Leap, Olds’s collection of poems “that describe the sharp [...] by