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Sinead Morrissey's On Balance shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017

No Text We're thrilled to announce that Sinead Morrissey's On Balance has been shortlisted for the 2017 Costa Book Awards in the Poetry category! The news was announced last night on BBC Radio 4's Front Row.

On Balance, Sinead's sixth poetry collection, also won this year's Forward Prize for Best Collection and was a Poetry Book Society Choice. It follows her previous collection, the 2013 T.S. Eliot Prize-winning and best-selling Parallax.

Sinead is joined on the shortlist by Helen Dunmore's Inside the Wave (Bloodaxe Books), Kayo Chingonyi's Kumukanda (Chatto & Windus), and Richard Osmond's Useful Verses (Picador).

“These shortlists are a showcase of everything the Costa Book Awards celebrate: terrific books with broad appeal that will be enjoyed by readers of all tastes,” said Dominic Paul, m.d of Costa.  “The category judges have done a fantastic job in selecting these 20 brilliant, exciting books."

The category winners will be announced on 2nd January with the Costa Book of the Year announced on 30th January.

Congratulations Sinead!

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