Poetry Shelf noticeboard: Nina Mingya Powles’s Magnolia shortlisted for UK Poetry Prize

Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection (£5,000)


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Ella FrearsShine, Darling (Offord Road Books)
Will HarrisRENDANG (Granta Poetry)
Rachel LongMy Darling from the Lions (Picador)
Nina Mingya PowlesMagnolia 木蘭 (Nine Arches Press)
Martha SpracklandCitadel (Pavilion Poetry)


Forward Prize for Best Collection (£10,000)



Caroline BirdThe Air Year (Carcanet)
Natalie DiazPostcolonial Love Poem (Faber & Faber)
Vicki FeaverI Want! I Want! (Cape Poetry)
David MorleyFURY (Carcanet)
Pascale PetitTiger Girl (Bloodaxe Books)


Forward Prizes for Poetry Website








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