See also 2003 Shortlist.
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|Book: Maraca New and Selected Poems 1965-2000
Poet: Victor Hernandez Cruz
Publisher: Coffee House Press
|Book: Homer: War Music
Poet: Christopher Logue
Publisher: Faber & Faber
|Book: Conscious and Verbal
Poet: Les Murray
Publishers: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Duffy & Snellgrove and Carcanet
Distributed in Canada by Douglas & McIntyre Ltd.
Poet: Alice Notley
Publishers: Penguin Putnam Inc., Penguin Books Ltd., Penguin Books Australia Ltd., Penguin Books Canada Ltd., and Penguin Books (NZ) Ltd.
Poet: Christian Bök
Publisher: Coach House Books
|Book: Sheep’s Vigil by a Fervent Person
Poet: Erin Moure
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
|Book: Short Haul Engine
Poet: Karen Solie
Publisher: Brick Books
Griffin Poetry Prize 2002 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.
See also 2001 Shortlist.