Awards: IACP Cookbook Winners; Ted Hughes Poetry Shortlist

Winners of the 2017 International Association of Culinary Professionals' annual awards included many cookbooks in a variety of categories. Chef Vivian Howard's Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South was the big winner in the cookbooks category, taking the honors in four categories including Cookbook of the Year and Julia Child First Book award. José Andrés received the 2017 IACP Lifetime Achievement award, which recognizes "a culinary professional who has made noteworthy and lasting contributions to the culinary industry and who has demonstrated a continuing commitment to the culinary arts as a lifetime career." See the complete list of IACP winners here.


A shortlist has been released for the Poetry Society's £5,000 (about $6,080) Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry, which "celebrates the outstanding contributions made by poets to our cultural life, acknowledging the possibilities of poetry both on the page and beyond." The winner will be unveiled in London on March 29. This year's shortlisted titles are:

The Red and Yellow Nothing by Jay Bernard
The Inevitable Gift Shop by Will Eaves 
LIVEwire by Salena Godden
Sunshine by Melissa Lee-Houghton
Finders Keepers by Harry Man
Nobody Told Me by Hollie McNish
The Immigration Handbook by Caroline Smith

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