1/29/2011

T.S. Eliot Prize Goes to Derek Walcott for White Egrets

Derek Walcott continues to receive acclaim for his latest work, White Egrets. Just this week, he won the T.S. Eliot Prize, valued at 15,000 pounds, emerging at the top of a prestigiuos group of poets.

Chair of the T.S. Eliot Prize, Anne Stevenson, described White Egrets as "moving and technically flawless.... These are beautiful lines, beautiful poetry". Well said!

Here is a link to the Guardian coverage:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/jan/24/ts-eliot-prize-derek-walcott

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