Forward Book of Poetry 2007 by Forward Publishing
The "Forward Book of Poetry 2007" collects together the judges' highly commended poems from all the submissions considered for the year's Forward Prizes for Poetry awards. The result is a fascinating and varied collection, which takes the nation's poetic pulse. Described by the "Daily Telegraph" as a litmus test for what is being currently written in poetry in the British Isles', the "Forward Book of Poetry 2007" is an essential collection for all poetry enthusiasts. The 2007 anthology contains poems by the shortlisted poets, including Seamus Heaney, Robin Robertson, Vicki Feaver, Paul Farley, Sean O'Brien, Jacob Polley and newcomers Tishani Doshi, Anne Ryland and Ian Gregson. Among the fifty-four poets represented there are also poems by Simon Armitage, John Kinsella, Vona Groake, Peter Reading, Charles Tomlinson, Tobias Hill, Hugo Williams, Jane Duran, W. N. Herbert, Kwame Dawes, Ruth Silcock, Allan Crosbie, Tim Liardet and John Agard.