Tuesday, January 19, 2010

TS Eliot Prize 2009 Winner

Space Bar tagged me on Facebook, asking for my views on this year’s TS Eliot Prize, which was decided yesterday. The winner was Philip Gross for his book, The Water Table. Well, I can’t really say anything about the award itself, as I’ve only read two of the ten shortlisted books – The Burning of the Books and Other Poems by George Szirtes and Over by Jane Draycott – both strong collections. All I can really offer is congratulations to Philip Gross.

Apologies for the lack of posts on this blog recently – a combination of things – but I have a few lined up.

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