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The Forward Prizes for Poetry Ceremony

20th October 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

BSL Interpreted Event
BSL Interpreters – Paul MIchaels and TBC

Part of Poetry International

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The best poetry being published in the British Isles today is recognised at this ceremony, hosted by jury chair Shahidha Bari and poet Andrew McMillan.

Featuring readings from the 15 shortlisted poets, the Forward Prizes rank among the year’s great literary celebrations.

This year’s judges, Shahidha Bari, Jamie Andrews, Tara Bergin, Andrew McMillan and Carol Rumens, read over 200 poetry collections and 180 single poems to find the most exciting poetry published across the UK and Ireland.

Venue

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

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