We're excited to share the results of the 2022 T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry, which was announced earlier this year. The top prize was awarded to Anthony Joseph's Sonnets for Albert, published by Bloomsbury Poetry. This annual award recognises the most outstanding new poetry collection published in the UK and Ireland.
This year's shortlist featured nine other outstanding works:
• Ephemeron by Fiona Benson (Cape Poetry)
• Wilder by Jemma Borg (Pavilion/Liverpool University Press)
• Quiet by Victoria Adukwei Bulley (Faber & Faber)
• The Thirteenth Angel by Philip Gross (Bloodaxe Books)
• England's Green by Zaffar Kunial (Faber & Faber)
• Slide by Mark Pajak (Cape Poetry)
• Bandit Country by James Conor Patterson (Picador Poetry)
• The Room Between Us by Denise Saul (Pavilion/Liverpool University Press)
• Manorism by Yomi Ṣode (Penguin Poetry)
We invite you to explore these exceptional poetry collections available now from the University of Bolton Peter Marsh Library.
The T.S. Eliot Prize is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and we are delighted to celebrate it here in the library. Some readings from the shortlisted poets can be found on YouTube.
The Peter Marsh Library has a diverse collection of contemporary and classic literature, including poetry. Our Subject Guide for English and Creative Writing has recently been updated. It includes a variety of updated resources and links to northern literary organisations, publishers, and authors. We encourage you to check it out and discover some of the finest voices in poetry and literature.