Join the Seamus Heaney Centre's 2023 First Collection Poetry Prize Shortlist for a night of readings and celebration.
You are warmly invited to the 2023 First Collection Poetry Prize Award Night in the Crescent Arts Centre. Join us for readings from the shortlisted collections and the announcement of this year's winner.
The evening will be hosted by Seamus Heaney Professor of Poetry at Queen's Nick Laird.
The 2023 shortlist includes:
- The English Summer, by Holly Hopkins (Penned in the Margins, 2022)
- Slide, by Mark Pajak (Jonathan Cape, 2022)
- The City, by Stav Poleg (Carcanet, 2022)
- In Her Jaws, by Rosamund Taylor (Banshee Press, 2022)
- Raised Among Vultures, by Molly Twomey (Gallery Press, 2022)
All shortlisted writers will read and books will be available to purchase from No Alibis Bookstore.
This prize is supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies.