Costa Book Award for Poetry

 

2010 selection

Of Mutability

Costa Book Award for Poetry 2010

by Jo Shapcott

Jo Shapcott's award-winning first three collections, gathered in Her Book: Poems 1988–1998, revealed her to be a writer of ingenuous, politically acute and provocative poetry, and rightly earned her a reputation...


2007 selection

Tilt

Costa Book Award for Poetry 2007

by Jean Sprackland

Jean Sprackland's third collection describes a world in free-fall. Chaos and calamity are at our shoulder, in the shape of fire and flood, ice-storm and hurricane; trains stand still, zoos are abandoned, migrating...