2004 Shortlist

International Shortlist | Canadian Shortlist | Anthology

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International Shortlist

book-kim Book: Notes from the Divided Country
Poet: Suji Kwock Kim
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
book-kirby Book: The Ha-Ha
Poet: David Kirby
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
book-kleinzahler International Winner
Book: The Strange Hours Travelers Keep
Poet: August Kleinzahler
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
book-lsimpson Book: The Owner of the House
Poet: Louis Simpson
Publisher: BOA Editions, Ltd.

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Canadian Shortlist

book-brandt Book: Now You Care
Poet: Di Brandt
Publisher: Coach House Books
book-greentree Book: go-go dancing for Elvis
Poet: Leslie Greentree
Publisher: Frontenac House Ltd.
book-asimpson Canadian Winner
Book: Loop
Poet: Anne Simpson
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2004 Anthology

griffin2004-anthology The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2004
Edited by Phyllis Webb
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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Photo credits:
Leslie Greentree, by Sandy Weatherall, Imagine That Photographics
Anne Simpson, by Bernice MacDonald
Suji Kwock Kim, by Jill D’Alessandro
David Kirby, by Barbara Hamby
August Kleinzahler, by Star Black

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