Poetry Book Society Choice

by Marie Marshall

My collection, I am not a fish, is due to be published by Easter 2013. It will be entered for the Poetry Book Society Choice in the competition for the 2013 T S Eliot Prize. The Managing Editor of my publisher is eager to do this because she has faith in the work. Competition for the Prize is fierce, so there is absolutely no guarantee that the collection will even make the shortlist, but it is heartening to know that my publisher wants to hurry things along in order to meet the deadline for entries.

The Poetry Book Society was founded in 1923 by T S Eliot, hence the image above, in case you were wondering…