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MOUNTAIN & FLOWER: Selected Poems of Mykola Vorobiov  •  Translated from the Ukrainian by Maria G. Rewakowicz
CARBON: SONG OF CRAFTS
June 04, 2021

Serhiy Zhadan’s A NEW ORTHOGRAPHY is a FINALIST for the 2020 Derek Walcott Prize!

ANNOUNCING THE SHORT LIST
FOR THE DEREK WALCOTT PRIZE FOR POETRY

Arrowsmith Press is pleased to announce this year’s Walcott Prize Short List. The prize is offered annually for a book of poetry by a non-US citizen published anywhere in the world. Last year’s judge, Glyn Maxwell, selected Julia Copus’ Girlhood.
  • Funsọ Aiyejina’s The Errors of the Rendering (Peepal Tree Press)
  • Simon Armitage’s Magnetic Field (Faber & Faber)
  • John Barton’s Lost Family (Signal Editions)
  • Sarah Dowling’s Entering Sappho (Coach House Books)
  • Sasha Dugdale’s Deformations (Carcanet, Manchester U.K.)
  • Inua Ellams’ The Actual (Penned in the Margins, TJ Books, Ltd.)
  • David Harsent’s Loss (Faber & Faber)
  • Marija Knežević’s Breathing Technique (Zephyr Press)
  • Canisia Lubrin’s The Dyzgraphxst (McClelland & Stewart, Penguin Random House)
  • Claire Malroux’s Daybreak (NYRB/POETS)
  • Andrew Motion’s Randomly Moving Particles (Faber & Faber)
  • Samira Negrouche’s The Olive Trees’ Jazz (Pleiades Press)
  • Nii Ayikwei Parkes’ The Geez (Peepal Tree Press)
  • Don Paterson’s Zonal (Faber & Faber)
  • Galina Rymbu’s Life in Space (Ugly Duckling Presse)
  • Christopher Reid’s The Late Sun (Faber & Faber)
  • Denise Riley’s Say Something Back & Time Lived, Without Its Flow (NYRB/POETS)
  • Fiona Sze-Lorrain’s Rain in Plural (Princeton Press)
  • John Elizabeth Stintzi’s Junebat (House of Anansi)
  • Serhiy Zhadan’s A New Orthography (Lost Horse Press)
The winner, selected by Major Jackson, will be announced in June.

It includes a $1000 honorarium and a reading at the Boston Playwright’s Theatre, which Walcott founded.

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