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Phoebe Power Shortlisted for TS Eliot Prize
We're overjoyed to share the news with you that Phoebe Power has been shortlisted for the 2019 TS Eliot Prize with her debut collection, Shrines of Upper Austria . The collection was a Poetry book Society Recommendation, and also won the Felix Dennis Award for Best First Collection at the Forward Prizes earlier this year - so huge congratulions to Pheobe, who is making us extremely proud with this brilliant debut! read more
Gabriel Josipovici's The Cemetery in Barnes Shortlisted for the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize
It's a real joy to share the news that Gabriel Josipovici 's masterful The Cemetery in Barnes has been shortlisted for the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize. read more
Phoebe Power wins Forward Prize for Best First Collection!
We're delighted to announce that Phoebe Power has won the Felix Dennis Prize for First Collection at the Forward Prizes with her collection Shrines of Upper Austria! read more
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Another Language

Patrick McGuinness

Writing was to build on paper;
To speak was to make things out of air,
To see was to take light, and shape it
Into something that was never there.
Taken from 'New Poetries II'...
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