2005 Shortlist

See also 2006 Shortlist.

International Shortlist | Canadian Shortlist | Anthology

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Click a poet’s name or picture for biographies, judges’ citations and poetry excerpts.

International Shortlist

book-howe Book: On the Ground
Poet: Fanny Howe
Publisher: Graywolf Press
book-symmons-roberts Book: Corpus
Poet: Michael Symmons Roberts
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
book-rohrer Book: A Green Light
Poet: Matthew Rohrer
Publisher: Verse Press
book-simic International Winner
Book: Selected Poems: 1963-2003
Poet: Charles Simic
Publisher: Faber and Faber

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Canadian Shortlist

book-borson Canadian Winner
Book: Short Journey Upriver Towards Oishida
Poet: Roo Borson
Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Ltd.
book-bowering Book: Changing on the Fly
Poet: George Bowering
Publisher: Polestar Book Publishers/Raincoast Books
book-mckay2005 Book: Camber
Poet: Don McKay
Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Ltd.

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2005 Anthology

griffin2005-anthology The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2005
Edited by Erin Moure
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:
Michael Symmons Roberts, by Martin Bence
Matthew Rohrer, by Susan McCullough
Roo Borson, by Sue Schenk
George Bowering, by Janet Brooks
Don McKay, by Jan Zwicky

See also 2004 Shortlist.

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