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Jordan Abel

The books and poets of the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist

Learn more here about the poetry collections, poets, translators and publishers recognized on the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist.

2017-anthology

Ways to celebrate the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist

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Guess the Winners contest
Purchase the 2017 anthology
Get your 2017 readings tickets

Griffin Poetry Prize 2016 highlights

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Poem of the Week
April 23, 2017 to April 30, 2017

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from Chronicle of the Citadel of Exile
by Donald Nicholson-Smith, translating Abdellatif Laabi

Our Poem of the Week choices for the next several weeks will be taken from the freshly announced 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist. This week's selection comes from In Praise of Defeat, a collection of the work in French of poet, novelist, playwright, translator, and political activist Abdellatif Laâbi, translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith.
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