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Noted Jamaican poet wins prestigious UK award

Published:Thursday | October 2, 2014 | 8:55 AM
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Jamaican poet Kei Miller has won the prestigious Forward prize for the best poetry collection of 2014.

His book The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way To Zion took the £10,000 prize.

In the eight years since his first collection was published, Miller has produced two novels, a short story collection, three more poetry collections and a book of essays and prophecies.

The Forward Prizes, now in their 23rd year, are the premier accolades in the UK and Ireland for established and emerging poets.


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