Costa Book of the Year Honor Goes to the Late Helen Dunmore

For a second time in its 46-year life, the Costa Book Award's chief honor is a posthumous award, the jury chair calling Helen Dunmore's 'Inside the Wave' poetry collection 'a modern classic...life affirming and uplifting.' The post Costa Book of the Year Honor Goes to the Late Helen Dunmore appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Costa Book of the Year: Helen Dunmore wins another award

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Helen Dunmore's 'life affirming' poetry wins the Costa

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