The Poetry Book Society has announced the winner of the 2012 T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry. Carol Ann Duffy formally announced the winner at the T.S. Eliot Prize Award Ceremony in the Courtyard at the Wallace Collection on Monday 14th January. The winner was presented with a cheque for £15,000 and each shortlisted poet received a cheque for £1,000 in recognition of their achievement in winning a place on the most prestigious shortlist in UK poetry.
The T.S. Eliot Prize is generously supported by the T.S. Eliot Estate.