Mooney is one of Canada's best young poets, and one of my personal favourites. It's great to see him getting international recognition for his excellent work!
Here's the entire 2011 Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist:
- The Meeting Point by Lucy Caldwell, Faber
- The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore by Benjamin Hale, Atlantic Books
- Folk by Jacob McArthur Mooney, McClelland & Stewart
- The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht, Orion
- My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher, Orion
Read the press release here.
Coverage by CBC here.
And coverage by BBC News here.