Forward Prize Shortlists 2023
Selected by the Bookshop
This year’s shortlists for the most influential prize in poetry have been announced! Find out more about the books nominated for Best Collection and Best First Collection below, or head to the Forward Prizes website to see who made shortlists for Best Single Poem – Written and Best Single Poem – Performed.
From the publisher:
Sennitt Clough’s twisty fen-Gothic narratives are filled with macabre imagery and sexual violence. Imagine a monstrous fair that has arrived in deepest Cambridgeshire, only to discover that the inhabitants are far more frightening…