Derek Walcott nominated for NAACP Image Award in Poetry

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Derek Walcott’s Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013ˆ has been nominated for a 2014 NAACP Image Awards in the Poetry Category.

Here are the other nominees for poetry:

“Citizen: An American Lyric” – Claudia Rankine (Graywolf Press)
“Digest” – Gregory Pardlo (Four Way Books)
“The New Testament” – Jericho Brown (Copper Canyon Press)
“The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013” – Derek Walcott, Selected by Glyn Maxwell
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
“We Didn’t Know Any Gangsters” – Brian Gilmore (Cherry Castle Publishing, LLC)

For a full list of nominees in all categories go to http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/moviesnow/la-et-mn-naacp-image-awards-2014-full-list-of-nominees-20141209-story.html#page

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