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Poetry Book Society launches TS Eliot Prize shadowing scheme | 31-Oct-12
A reading group scheme based on the T S Eliot Prize has been launched by the Poetry Book Society, to coincide with the announcement of the ten-strong shortlist on 23rd October 2012.
Three poems from each of the shortlisted poetry collections, together with reading group notes, ideas for discussion, a biography and photo of each poet are available to download from the Poetry Book Society's website. Reading group discounts are available and readers can sign up for a weekly email which will cover the ten poets in turn and keep them up-to-date with news on the Prize. There is also an opportunity to enter a prize draw for tickets to the T S Eliot Prize Readings in January 2012.The T S Eliot Prize Shadowing Scheme, run by the Poetry Book Society in partnership with the English and Media Centre?s emagazine, has also been launched. It will offer A level students a chance to engage with the latest new poetry by shadowing the judges and taking part in a writing competition.
Find out how your reading group can take part at: www.poetrybooks.co.uk/projects/13/
Information on the shadowing scheme can be found at: