Christian Campbell: Nominated for Forward Prize

Christian Campbell has been nominated for the Forward Prizes' Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection with his collection Running the Dusk.

Other nominees include Seamus Heaney for Best Collection and Julia Copus for Best Single Poem.

Peepal Tree writer and poetry editor Kwame Dawes previously won the award for Best First Collection in 1994 with Progeny of Air.

You can read one of the poems from the collection here.

For budding writers, Christian Campbell will be delivering a poetry residential at the Arvon Foundation's Totleigh Barton Centre, Devon, from 18th to 25th October. He will be accompanied by fellow poet Nii Parkes

More information is available here.


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