T S Eliot Prize Readings

Thursday 18 December 2014

The T S Eliot Prize Readings are coming up soon, and there are some names very familiar to StAnza included in this year's line up.

The Readings will take place at 7pm on Sunday 11 January 2015 in Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, the largest annual poetry event in the UK.

The event will be compered by Ian McMillan and prefaced by Helen Dunmore, Chair of the judges. This year's shortlisted works are:

Fiona Benson    Bright Travellers
John Burnside    All One Breath
Louise Glück    Faithful and Virtuous Night (read by Michael Schmidt)
David Harsent    Fire Songs
Michael Longley    The Stairwell
Ruth Padel    Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth
Pascale Petit    Fauverie
Kevin Powers    Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting (read by Caleb Klaces)
Arundhathi Subramaniam    When God is a Traveller
Hugo Williams    I Knew the Bride

Tickets are now on sale from Southbank Centre’s ticket office on 0844 847 9910 or via http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/literature