Wales Book of the Year – success for Tiffany Atkinson and Jonathan Edwards

The winner of the Roland Mathias Poetry Award 2015 is So Many Moving Parts (Bloodaxe Books) by Tiffany Atkinson, an eccentric meditation on the awkwardness of body and spirit and their unexpected, often unwanted intrusions into everyday life. 

The winner of the Wales Arts Review People’s Choice Prize 2015 is Poetry Society Member’s Jonathan Edwards with his poetry collection My Family and Other Superheroes (Seren). Jonathan’s debut collection has gained critical acclaim having won the Costa Poetry Prize 2014 and was shortlisted for the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize 2014.

Former Poetry Review editor Patrick McGuiness won the overall Wales Book of the Year award. 

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