March 23, 2020
Griffin Poetry Prize Planning Online Announcement of Shortlist and Winners
The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry has announced that they will be shelving this year's Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist readings and awards ceremony due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19. The events, ...
June 07, 2019
Kim Hyesoon, Don Mee Choi, and Eve Joseph win 2019 Griffin Prizes, with Lifetime Honour for Nicole Brossard
Last night in Toronto, the the Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize was awarded to Eve Joseph for Quarrels (Anvil Press), while International Griffin Poetry Prize was presented to writer-translator team Kim ...
May 28, 2019
The Griffin Prize Poets on Writers' Work Days & Favourite Canadian Poems
The Griffin Prize is not only one of the biggest literary prizes in Canada; it has become one of the most prestigious and influential poetry prizes in the world, annually honouring one International ...
April 09, 2019
Griffin Prize 2019 Shortlists Announced!
This morning, the Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry announced the 2019 shortlists for the Griffin Prize in Poetry, both Canadian and International. Judges Ulrikka Gernes (Denmark), Srikanth Reddy ...
June 08, 2018
Billy-Ray Belcourt is the Youngest Griffin Poetry Prize Winner Ever
Billy-Ray Belcourt has won the Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize for his acclaimed collection, This Wound is a World (Frontenac House). At 23 years old, he is the youngest winner of the prize ever. Belcourt ...
May 30, 2018
"I Try to Find the Shape of a Poem" Talking to the Griffin Poetry Prize Finalists about Process & Poetry
When it comes to poetry, it doesn't get any bigger than the Griffin Poetry Prize. The two $75,000 prizes (one for a Canadian collection of poetry, one for an international collection) not only has one ...
June 14, 2017
Photos! Poets go Glam at the Griffin Prize Gala
There's no bigger bash for poetry (or arguably, for books in Canada) than the Griffin Prize Gala - and no better place to see your favourite poets cut a rug. On June 8, 2017 poets, publishers, book media, ...
June 03, 2016
Debut Poet Liz Howard and American Norman Dubie Awarded the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prizes
Last night in Toronto, American poet Norman Dubie and Canadian — and debut — poet Liz Howard were awarded the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prizes.Dubie won the International Prize for his collection ...
May 31, 2016
Special Feature! Talking About Poetry with the Griffin Prize Finalists
The Griffin Poetry Prize is a career-making honour, and has built itself into one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the world, honouring the best in both Canadian and international poetry for ...
April 12, 2016
Griffin Prize Shortlist Announced, Including Debut Poet Liz Howard
The 2016 Griffin Prize shortlists were announced today, with nominees announced for both the international and Canadian prizes. The Canadian shortlist is particularly interesting, featuring both a book ...