Poet Jacob Polley wins 2016 TS Eliot Prize for Jackself, 'a firework of a book'
- Jacob Polley has won the 2016 TS Eliot Prize for poetry, joining the ranks of previous winners including ;
2.Seamus Heaney and
3.Carol Ann Duffy.
- Polley won the coveted £20,000 award with his fourth collection, Jackself, a sequence of narrative poems partly inspired by his childhood in Cumbria.
- The chair of the judging panel, poet Ruth Padel, called Jackself "a firework of a book; inventive, exciting and outstanding in its imaginative range and depth of feeling".
Quick Question for Bank PO/ IBPS Exams 2016-17:
Who has won the 2016 TS Eliot Prize for poetry?
- Jacob Polley.
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