Friday, July 2, 2010

Samuel Johnson Prize 2010

Nothing to Envy: Real Lives in Korea by Barbara Demick wins the 2010 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize.

http://www.thesamueljohnsonprize.co.uk/

Thursday, July 1, 2010

U.S. Poet Laureate

W.S. Merwin appointed 17th Poet Laureate of the United States.
Merwin has won the 2005 U.S. National Book Award for Migration: New and Selected Poems and a Pulitzer Awards in 2009 for 'The Shadow of Sirius' .



New Ireland Professor of Poetry






Awarded to Harry Clifton.



Most recent collection Secular Eden: Paris Notebooks 1994-2004





Wales Book of the Year 2010


Winner: Philip Gross- I Spy Pinhole Eye (Poetry)