Thursday, 14 July 2011

Forward Thinking

The news today in Poetry UK is of the Forward Prize shortlists, for best collection, best first collection, and best poem.  You can read the full lists here.  Eyewear is particularly pleased to see Geoffrey Hill, R.F. Langley, Nerys Williams, D Nurkse, Jo Shapcott and Alan Jenkins named. It seems a particularly wide-ranging, inclusive year, as far as these things go.
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THE WINNER OF THE 9TH FORTNIGHT POETRY PRIZE IS...

Kierstin Bridger! Congratulations, she wins publication of her poem on this blog, and £140 to be paid immediately via PayPal. ...