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TS Eliot prize unveils ‘voices of the moment' in 2021 shortlist

11 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Ten collections in competition for the £25,000 award ‘should enter the stage and be heard in the spotlight', say judges “Ten books that sound clear and compelling voices of the moment” make up this year's shortlist for the TS Eliot prize for poetry. Announcing this year's contenders for £25,000 prize, writer and chair of judges Glyn Maxwell said: “Poetry styles are as disparate as we've ever known them, and the wider world as threatened and bewildered as any of us can remember... these are the 10 voices we think should enter the stage and be heard in the spotlight, changing the story.”
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