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Ted Hughes Award won by Kaite O'Reilly | 14-Apr-11

Ted Hughes Award

Press release says:
Judges Gillian Clarke, Stephen Raw and Jeanette Winterson have awarded the 2010 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry to Kaite O'Reilly for her extraordinary retelling of Aeschylus' play, The Persians.

The judges commented: "Poetry crosses time, the old play becomes the new poetry. Here's the truth of language colliding with the clichés of politics and the advertisement of war. This verse play is entertainment, challenge and a lie detector."

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