The shortlist has been announced and appear below, more details can also be found on the Poetry Society site here :> T S Eliot Prize shortlist announced
Tara Bergin – The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx (Carcanet) PBS Autumn Recommendation.
Caroline Bird – In these Days of Prohibition (Carcanet).
Douglas Dunn – The Noise of a Fly (Faber & Faber) PBS Autumn Recommendation.
Leontia Flynn – The Radio (Cape Poetry).
Roddy Lumsden – So Glad I’m Me (Bloodaxe).
Michael Symmons Roberts – Mancunia (Cape Poetry) PBS Autumn Recommendation.
Robert Minhinnick – Diary of the Last Man (Carcanet).
James Sheard – The Abandoned Settlements (Cape Poetry) PBS Spring Choice.
Jacqueline Saphra – All My Mad Mothers (Nine Arches Press).
Ocean Vuong – Night Sky with Exit Wounds (Cape Poetry) PBS Summer Recommendation.