Derek Walcott Poetry Prize Shortlist Bundle

Derek Walcott Poetry Prize Shortlist Bundle



Featured poets: Adelaide Ivánova, Legna Rodríguez Iglesias

Featured translators: Abigail Parry, Rachel Long, Francisco Vilhena, Serafina Vick

£15 (rrp £19)

 A little body are many parts by Legna Rodríguez Iglesias and the hammer and other poems by Adelaide Ivanova have both shortlisted for the first-ever Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry, awarded to a poet who is not a US citizen in memory of the Nobel Prize winning writer.

Get both titles in one celebratory bundle for just £15 and enjoy a 20% discount.

Cuban poet Legna Rodríguez Iglesias irreverently skewers the hypocrisies, clichés and hierarchies of our time. In her collection, A little body are many parts the exceptional skill and formal dexterity that marks her work in Spanish has been expertly brought to life in English by the poet Abigail Parry and translator Serafina Vick.

The second shortlisted book is the hammer and other poems by Brazilian poet Adelaide Ivanova, this unsettling work considers sexualised violence and offers a potent expression of female sexuality. Ivánova’s frequent translator Francisco Vilhena and the poet Rachel Long provided the vibrant translation.