Congratulations to David Harsent.
winner of the 2014 TS Eliot Prize for his collection:
The prize is organised by the Poetry Book Society,
The Poetry Book Society, founded by T S Eliot and friends in 1953, is a unique poetry society, providing information and guidance on the best contemporary poetry for a wide-ranging community of readers.
Congratulations to the other shortlisted poets:
Fiona Benson – Bright Travellers
John Burnside – All One Breath
Louise Glück – Faithful and Virtuous Night
Michael Longley – The Stairwell
Ruth Padel – Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth
Pascale Petit – Fauverie
Kevin Powers – Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting
Arundhathi Subramaniam – When God is a Traveller
Hugo Williams – I Knew the Bride