Shortlisted for the 2016 Roehampton Poetry Prize
'Colloquial, faintly unruly, the poems travel light on adventures of conciseness, channelling the energies of a big, agnostic imagination into new forms'
'Alive Alive O is a compelling book, defiant in the face of life's losses'
Shortlisted for the 2008 Costa Book Award
'This is a collection that thrives not on solutions, but on endless, boundless possibilities.'
'Honest, observant poems from a collection which is both wonderfully unsettling and deeply life-affirming'
Costa Book Award Judges
Winner of the 2002 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize
Shortlisted for the 2002 Forward Prize for Best First Collection
'Long after we have stopped reading, Stoddart's haunting imagery and living music play on in our minds'
'At Home in the Dark is a fine debut collection from a poet of huge promise'