Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Nobel Winner Walcott Scoops TS Eliot Poetry Prize
Book2Book,Monday 24 Jan 2011
St. Lucia poet Derek Walcott scooped the T.S. Eliot Prize on Monday for his 2010 collection "White Egrets".
He was chosen from a shortlist of 10 authors including Seamus Heaney, who has won the award before.