Imtiaz Dharker on BBC TV's News at Nine on National Poetry Day 3 Oct & on Radio 3's The Verb 4 Oct; she presented Radio 4's Mother Tongue series (1-22 Sept) & read her Carol Competition commission ...
Bernardine Evaristo, whose debut verse novel Lara was published by Bloodaxe, is announced joint winner of the Booker Prize for Fiction 2019 (with Margaret Atwood).
Iranian poet Azita Ghahreman's retrospective Negative of a Group Photograph longlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. Hear Azita & her translator Maura Dooley on Radio 4.
Jen Campbell's debut collection The Girl Aquarium has been shortlisted for the poetry category of the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.
Helen Ivory's fifth collection is on the shortlist for the poetry category of the East Anglian Book Awards 2019.