Next Generation poets (2014)

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Next Generation poets (2014) are a list of poets named in 2014 by a panel for the Poetry Book Society, which once every ten years selects 20 poets "expected to dominate the poetry landscape of the coming decade".[1] The accolade highlights emerging poets in the UK and Ireland who published a first collection of poetry within the previous decade. The judges who compiled the list were poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan (chair), poet and playwright Caroline Bird; Robert Crawford, from the 1994 New Generation Poets list; poet Clare Pollard; and Paul Farley, one of 2004's Next Generation Poets list.[2]

The Next Generation 2014 list comprises:

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  1. ^ "Next Generation Poets 2014", Poetry Book Society.
  2. ^ Sarah Shaffi, "Twenty 'Next Generation Poets' of the decade named", The Bookseller, 11 September 2014.

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