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2019 Costa Poetry Award Shortlist

Posted on November 27 2019

 We're delighted to see two recent PBS recommendations Jay Bernard and Mary Jean Chan on the 2019 Costa Poetry Award shortlist.

 Surge by Jay Bernard (Chatto & Windus)

Flèche by Mary Jean Chan (Faber & Faber)

The Mizzy by Paul Farley (Picador)

Reckless Paper Birds by John McCullough (Penned in the Margins)

 20 books have been shortlisted for the Costas and the winners of the individual categories will be announced on 6 January. The overall winner of the £30,000 Costa book of the year prize will be revealed on 28 January. Best of luck to all the shortlisted poets!

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