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Ulrikka S. Gernes

The books and poets of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist

Learn more here about the poetry collections, poets, translators and publishers recognized on the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist.

Replay the 2016 shortlist readings livestream

2016-anthology

2016 Guess the Winners
anthology winners

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 “Guess the Winners” contest. The winners were randomly selected from entrants who guessed one or both of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize winners.

Looking back on Griffin Poetry Prize 2015

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Poem of the Week
July 31, 2016 to August 7, 2016

john-ashbery

Token Resistance
by John Ashbery

What is the message underlying the cryptic but alluring whimsy of John Ashbery's poem "Token Resistance", from his 2008 Griffin Poetry Prize winning collection Notes from the Air? Perhaps different readers receive different messages, but there is definitely something there for all of us to unearth.
Poem & Notes

Poem of the Week Archives

  • Boys
    Rowan Ricardo Phillips July 24, 2016
  • Fatigue
    Louise Gluck July 17, 2016

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