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TS Eliot prize won by Belfast Laureate Sinead Morrissey

Posted at 8:04AM Tuesday 14 Jan 2014

Sinead Morrissey, the inaugural Belfast Laureate, has won this year's TS Eliot prize for poetry for her collection Parallax.

It is the fourth time Morrissey has been shortlisted for the £15,000 prize, first presented in 1993.

Chair of judges Ian Duhig called her work "politically, historically and personally ambitious".

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