2007 Shortlist

See also 2008 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: Tramp in Flames
Poet: Paul Farley
Publisher: Picador
book-jones Book: Salvation Blues
Poet: Rodney Jones
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
book-seidel Book: Ooga-Booga
Poet: Frederick Seidel
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
book-wright International Winner
Book: Scar Tissue
Poet: Charles Wright
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Canadian Shortlist

book-babstock Book: Airstream Land Yacht
Poet: Ken Babstock
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
book-mckay Canadian Winner
Book: Strike/Slip
Poet: Don McKay

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
book-uppal Book: Ontological Necessities
Poet: Priscila Uppal
Publisher: Exile Editions

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2007 Anthology

griffin2007-anthology The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2007
Edited by Karen Solie
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:
Ken Babstock, by Laura Repas
Don McKay, by Don McKay
Priscila Uppal, by Christopher Doda
Paul Farley, courtesy of Picador
Rodney Jones, by G. Jones
Charles Wright, by Nancy Crampton

See also 2006 Shortlist.

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