The Duff Cooper Prize

Duff Cooper’s bookplate,
designed by Rex Whistler

The Duff Cooper Prize

The Duff Cooper Prize

Since 2005 we have been generously supported by
Pol Roger
which donates the Champagne for the award presentation,
and contributes £1000 towards the £5,000 prize.

Past Winners

 
1989 Ian Gibson Federico Garcia Lorca
1988 Humphrey Carpenter The Life of Ezra Pound
1987 Robert Hughes The Fatal Shore
1986 Alan Crawford C.R. Ashbee
1985 Ann Thwaite Edmund Gosse
1984 Hilary Spurling Ivy Compton-Burnett
1983 Peter Porter Collected Poems
1982 Richard Ellmann James Joyce
1981 Victoria Glendinning Edith Sitwell
1980 Robert Bernard Martin Tennyson: The Unquiet Heart
1979 Geoffrey Hill Tenebrae
1978 Mark Girouard Life in the English Country House
1977 E.R. Dodds Missing Persons
1976 Denis Mack Smith Mussolini's Roman Empire
1975 Seamus Heaney North
1974 Jon Stallworthy Wilfred Owen
1973 Robin Lane Fox Alexander the Great
1972 Quentin Bell Virginia Woolf
1971 Geoffrey Grigson Discoveries of Bones and Stones
1970 Enid McLeod Charles of Orleans
1969 John Gross The Man of Letters
1968 Roy Fuller New Poems
1967 J.A. Baker The Peregrine
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