2002 Shortlist

See also 2003 Shortlist.

International Shortlist | Canadian Shortlist | Anthology

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International Shortlist

cruz-pic-book Book: Maraca New and Selected Poems 1965-2000
Poet: Victor Hernandez Cruz
Publisher: Coffee House Press
logue-pic-book Book: Homer: War Music
Poet: Christopher Logue
Publisher: Faber & Faber
murray-pic-book Book: Conscious and Verbal
Poet: Les Murray
Publishers: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Duffy & Snellgrove and Carcanet
Distributed in Canada by Douglas & McIntyre Ltd.
notley-pic-book International Winner
Book: Disobedience
Poet: Alice Notley
Publishers: Penguin Putnam Inc., Penguin Books Ltd., Penguin Books Australia Ltd., Penguin Books Canada Ltd., and Penguin Books (NZ) Ltd.

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Canadian Shortlist

bok-pic-book Canadian Winner
Book: Eunoia
Poet: Christian Bök
Publisher: Coach House Books
moure-pic-book Book: Sheep’s Vigil by a Fervent Person
Poet: Erin Moure
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
solie-pic-book Book: Short Haul Engine
Poet: Karen Solie
Publisher: Brick Books

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2002 Anthology

griffin2002-anthology The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2002
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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