Pascale Petit wins £10,000 Manchester poetry prize

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Pascale Petit has won the £10,000 Manchester poetry prize, organised by Manchester Writiing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. The award was announced last night at the Baronial Hall, Chetham's School of Music, Manchester. This is the group of poems that won the award. Petit was born in Paris and lives in London. Her latest collection, What the Water Gave Me: Poems after Frida Kahlo was shortlisted for both the TS Eliot Prize and Wales Book of the Year.  She currently tutors courses at Tate Modern and for the Poetry School. 

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