FORWARD PRIZE 2021 SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED
Posted on June 08 2021
Many congratulations to all the Forward Prizes for Poetry shortlistees especially PBS poets Luke Kennard, Alice Hiller, Holly Pester, Fiona Benson and Kayo Chingonyi!
The 2021 Forward Prize for Best Collection (£10,000)
Selima Hill – Men Who Feed Pigeons (Bloodaxe Books)
Stephen Sexton – Cheryl’s Destinies (Penguin Poetry)
The 2021 Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection (£5,000)
Caleb Femi – Poor
Cynthia Miller – Honorifics (Nine Arches Press)
Ralf Webb – Rotten Days in Late Summer (Penguin Poetry)
The 2021 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem (£1,000)
Natalie Linh Bolderstone – ‘Middle Name with Diacritics’ (National Poetry Competition)
Nicole Sealey – ‘Pages 22-29, an excerpt from The Ferguson Report: An Erasure’ (Poetry London)
PBS members can order copies of their shortlisted books with 25% off on our website.