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

 
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
1966 Nirad C.Chaudhuri The Continent of Circe
1965 George Painter Marcel Proust
1964 Ivan Morris The Wolrd of the Shining Prince
1963 Aileen Ward John Keats
1962 Michael Howard The Franco-Prussian War
1961 Jocelyn Baines Joseph Conrad
1960 Andrew Young Collected Poems
1959 Patrick Leigh Fermor Mani
1958 John Betjeman Collected Poems
1957 Lawrence Durrell Bitter Lemons
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