Two PTC books shortlisted for Derek Walcott Prize

We are delighted to announce that two Poetry Translation Centre publications have been shortlisted for the first-ever Derek Walcott Prize for poetry, A little body are many parts by Legna Rodríguez Iglesias and the hammer and other poems by Adelaide Ivanova.

The Derek Walcott Prize is for a full-length book of poems published in 2019 by a living poet who is not a US citizen. It was set up to honour Sir Derek Alton Walcott, a Saint Lucian poet and playwright who died in 2017. Walcott was a professor of Poetry and Playwriting at Boston University for 26 years and received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature.

You can read more about the prize and the other shortlisted poets here.

We are also offering a deal on buying both shortlisted titles for just £15.