Costa Book Awards 2017 - for Poetry

The Costa Book Awards honour some of the most outstanding books of the year written by authors based in the UK and Ireland. There are five categories - First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children’s Book - with one of the five winners chosen as Book of the Year, announced at an awards ceremony in London every January.

Kumukanda
By Kayo Chingonyi
Inside the Wave
By Helen Dunmore
On Balance
By Sinead Morrissey
Useful Verses
By Richard Osmond