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Poems of the Decade

Poems of the Decade

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ISBN
9780571281732
Published
06/10/2011
9780571281732
Format
Paperback
Price
£8.99
Paperback
160

About the Book

On National Poetry Day 2011 Poems of the Decade will be published, an anthology of the best poems submitted for the Forward Prizes during the last ten years, marking the 20th anniversary of the Forward Prizes this year.

The collection will feature works by celebrated poets including Simon Armitage, John Burnside, Wendy Cope, Carol Ann Duffy, Seamus Heaney, Jackie Kay, Gwyneth Lewis, Roger McGough, Andrew Motion, Sean O'Brien, Ruth Padel, Don Patterson, Peter Porter, Robin Robertson, Christopher Reid, Jo Shapcott and C K Williams.

The Forward Prizes were founded to provide a showcase for contemporary poetry, and this collection will highlight some of the best works from the last ten years, as chosen at the time by a prestigious range of judges including poets, literary writers, authors, actors and musicians.

On National Poetry Day 2011 Poems of the Decade will be published, an anthology of the best poems submitted for the Forward Prizes during the last ten years, marking the 20th anniversary of the Forward Prizes this year. The collection will feature works by celebrated poets including Simon Armitage, John Burnside, Wendy Cope, Carol Ann Duffy, Seamus Heaney, Jackie Kay, Gwyneth Lewis, Roger McGough, Andrew Motion, Sean O'Brien, Ruth Padel, Don Patterson, Peter Porter, Robin Robertson, Christopher Reid, Jo Shapcott and C K Williams. The Forward Prizes were founded to provide a showcase for contemporary poetry, and this collection will highlight some of the best works from the last ten years, as chosen at the time by a prestigious range of judges including poets, literary writers, authors, actors and musicians.