2006 Shortlist

See also 2007 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-brathwaite International Winner
Book: Born to Slow Horses
Poet: Kamau Brathwaite
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
book-hofmann Book: Ashes for Breakfast: Selected Poems
Translator: Michael Hofmann
Poet: Durs Grunbein
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
book-palmer Book: Company of Moths
Poet: Michael Palmer
Publisher: New Directions
book-winslow Book: The War Works Hard
Translator: Elizabeth Winslow
Poet: Dunya Mikhail
Publisher: New Directions

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Canadian Shortlist

book-hall Book: An Oak Hunch
Poet: Phil Hall
Publisher: Brick Books
book-legris Canadian Winner
Book: Nerve Squall
Poet: Sylvia Legris
Publisher: Coach House Books
book-moure Book: Little theatres
Poet: Erin Moure
Publisher: House of Anansi Press

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2006 Anthology

griffin2006-anthology The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2006
Edited by Lisa Robertson
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:
Erin Moure, by Terence Byrnes
Durs Grunbein, by Renate Brandt

See also 2005 Shortlist.

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