2001 Shortlist

See also 2002 Shortlist.

International Shortlist | Canadian Shortlist | Anthology | Photo Gallery

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International Shortlist

bloch-kronfeld-pic-book Book: Open Closed Open
Translators: Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld
Poet: Yehuda Amichai
Publisher: Harcourt, Inc.
howe-pic-book Book: Selected Poems
Poet: Fanny Howe
Publisher: University of California Press
murray-pic-book-2001 Book: Learning Human
Poet: Les Murray
Publishers: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Carcanet (UK)
popov-mchugh-pic-book International Winner
Book: Glottal Stop: 101 Poems by Paul Celan
Translators: Nikolai Popov and Heather McHugh
Poet: Paul Celan
Publishers: Wesleyan/University Press of New England

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Canadian Shortlist

bringhurst-pic-book Book: Nine Visits to the Mythworld
Translator: Robert Bringhurst
Poet: Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas
Publishers: Douglas & McIntyre Ltd., University of Nebraska (USA)
carson-pic-book Canadian Winner
Book: Men in the Off Hours
Poet: Anne Carson
Publisher: Vintage Canada, Jonathan Cape (UK), Alfred A. Knopf (USA), Cape/Random House (Australia)
mckay-pic-book Book: Another Gravity
Poet: Don McKay
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd.

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2001 Anthology

griffin2001-anthology The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2001
Edited by Esta Spalding
House of Anansi Press

Royalties from The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology will be donated to UNESCO?s World Poetry Day, created to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression, and to offer endangered languages the opportunities to be heard in their communities.

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