The Forward Book of Poetry 2012

Various Poets
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ISBN 9780571277728 Format Paperback
Published 06/10/2011 Length 160 pages

About Book

Described by The Daily Mail as "a wonderful feast of contemporary poetry", this year's edition of the highly-praised anthology will include poems by some of the most respected poets of their generation. The poems in this year's collection will be chosen by judges former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion, poet and Editor of Poetry Review Fiona Sampson, poet and teacher Leonie Rushforth, biographer Lady Antonia Fraser and journalist Sameer Rahim.

The Forward Prizes were founded to provide a showcase for contemporary poetry, and are now the UK's most valuable poetry prizes, and the only prizes that seek to reward both established and new writers. This collection will provide poetry lovers with the chance to keep up-to-date with the best contemporary poetry and will give new poetry readers the opportunity to get a flavour of the very best that contemporary poetry has to offer.