TS Eliot Book Club

Our Winter National Poetry Library Book Club is our annual TS Eliot Prize Book Club, now in its eighth year.

Over two consecutive weeks we are discussing the ten books shortlisted for this year’s prize by judges Sinéad Morrissey, Daljit Nagra and Clare Pollard.

The winner is due to be announced in January. But who do you think should win?

The shortlisted collections are:
Ailbhe Darcy, Insistence (Bloodaxe)
Terrance Hayes, American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin (Penguin)
Zaffar Kunial, Us (Faber)
Nick Laird, Feel Free (Faber)
Fiona Moore, The Distal Point (HappenStance)
Sean O'Brien, Europa (Picador)
Phoebe Power, Shrines of Upper Austria (Carcanet)
Richard Scott, Soho (Faber)
Tracy K Smith, Wade in the Water (Penguin)
Hannah Sullivan, Three Poems (Faber)

Dates & times

10 Dec 2018
Approximate run time: 120 mins
Run times may vary, find out more


National Poetry Library,

Level 5, Blue side, Royal Festival Hall


Free, but ticketed