British Poetry Prize goes to Derek Walcott

January 25, 2011

The TS Eliot Prize for poetry by a writer from the UK has been awarded to Derek Walcott, who won the Nobel for literature in 1992. His work White Egrets won acclaim for being ” a moving, risk-taking and technically flawless book by a great poet,” according to the judges. It even includes two poems to Barack Obama!

Shira S.


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