Friday 30. March 2012
Official Ted Hughes Poetry Award logo; Crow (c) Estate of Leonard Baskin

Official Ted Hughes Poetry Award logo; Crow © Estate of Leonard Baskin

Lavinia Greenlaw wins Ted Hughes Award 2011

The judges of the Ted Hughes Award, Edmund de Waal, Sarah Maguire and Michael Symmons Roberts, have presented the 2011 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry to Lavinia Greenlaw for her sound installation "Audio Obscura".

The shortlist included Simon Armitage for Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster, Julia Copus for Ghost Lines, Robert Crawford for Simonides, Andrew Motion for Laurels and Donkeys and Christopher Reid for Airs and Ditties of No Man's Land.

The Opens external link in new windowPoetry Society website has more details.

Here is a link to the Opens external link in new windoworiginal press release of the Poetry Society (PDF) and here is a link to an Opens external link in new windowarticle in The Guardian.