2007 Shortlist

See also 2008 Shortlist.

International Shortlist | Canadian Shortlist | Anthology | Photo Gallery

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International Shortlist

book-farley
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

Griffin Poetry Prize 2007 Photo Gallery

Scott Griffin
David Young
David Young
Scott Griffin
Lynn Henry, Sarah MacLachlan, David Young, Krystyne Griffin
Ellen Seligman, Noah Richler
Shelley Ambrose, Jack Rabinovitch, Tina Srebotnjak
Alana Wilcox, Evan Munday
Robin Robertson, Carolyn Forché
Don McKay, Marlene Creates
John Burnside, Charles Wright
Ruth Smith, Carolyn Forché
Monica and Tomas Tranströmer
Rodney Jones
Christopher Doda, Priscila Uppal
Carolyn Forché, Tomas Tranströmer
Matthew Rohrer
David Seymour, Ken Babstock
Monica and Tomas Tranströmer, Scott Griffin
Tomas and Monica Tranströmer, Charles Wright
Linda Spalding, Michael Ondaatje
John Burnside, Scott Griffin
Tomas Tranströmer
Robert Hass, Charles Simic
Robin Robertson, Paul Farley
Paul Farley, Ken Babstock
Krystyne Griffin, David Young, Carolyn Forché
Caroline Cave, Ruth Smith
Charles Wright, Krystyne Griffin
Christopher Doda, Karen Solie, David Seymour, Ken Babstock
Scott Griffin
John Burnside, Karen Solie, Charles Simic
Margaret Atwood, Robin Robertson
Michael Ondaatje, Noah Richler, Florence Richler
Scott Griffin
John Burnside
Paul Farley
Paul Farley
Rodney Jones
Rodney Jones
Karen Solie
John Burnside, Ken Babstock, Charles Simic
Caroline Cave (reading for Frederick Seidel)
Charles Simic
Karen Solie, Caroline Cave, Paul Farley
Charles Wright
Charles Wright
Charles Wright, Margaret Atwood, Graeme Gibson
Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood
Scott Griffin, Monica and Tomas Tranströmer, Robert Hass
Tomas Tranströmer
Monica Tranströmer
Robin Robertson
Ken Babstock
Ken Babstock
Don McKay
Don McKay
Priscila Uppal
Priscila Uppal
Front row (left to right) - Rodney Jones, Ken Babstock, Priscila Uppal, Paul Farley, Tomas Tranströmer / Back row (left to right) - Don McKay, Karen Solie, Caroline Cave, Charles Wright, Monica Tranströmer, Charles Simic, Scott Griffin, John Burnside
Tomas and Monica Tranströmer, Barry Callaghan, Claire Weissman Wilks
Krystyne Griffin, Joy von Tiedemann
Krystyne Griffin, Rodney Jones, Charles Simic
Krystyne Griffin, Monica and Tomas Tranströmer, Scott Griffin
Ben McNally, Lynn Thomson, Michael Ondaatje, Linda Spalding
Marlene Creates, Don McKay
Paul Farley
Laura Repas, Ken Babstock, Krystyne Griffin, Scott Griffin
Priscila Uppal, Christopher Doda
Graeme Gibson, Margaret Atwood, Krystyne Griffin
Karen Solie, David Seymour, Krystyne Griffin
Erika de Vasconcelos, Nino Ricci, Krystyne Griffin
Patrick Crean, Jane Urquhart
Carolyn Weaver
Claudia Dey, Dennis Lee, Scott and Krystyne Griffin
John Burnside, Dennis Lee
Camilla Gibb, Bruce Westwood, Barbara Gowdy
Adrienne Clarkson, Krystyne Griffin
Krystyne Griffin
Caroline Cave, Esta Spalding
Ellen Seligman, Samantha Haywood, Margaret Atwood
Johanna Schneller, Ian Brown, Krystyne Griffin
Tim and Nalini Stewart
Graeme Gibson, June Dickenson, Geoffrey Taylor
Sarah MacLachlan, Noah Richler, Krystyne Griffin, Florence Richler
Stan Bevington, Marc Côté
Scott Griffin
Robert Hass
Monica Tranströmer
Robin Robertson
Matthew Rohrer
Matthew Rohrer
Karen Solie
Charles Wright
Charles Wright
John Burnside
Don McKay
Don McKay
Don McKay, Scott Griffin, Charles Wright
Charles Wright
David Young, Stan Bevington
Charles Wright, Ruth Smith
Christian Bok, Priscila Uppal
Patsy Aldana
Sarah MacLachlan, Florence Richler, Lynn Henry, Laura Repas
Erinn Somerville, Derek Weiler, Amy Logan Holmes
Priscila Uppal, Camilla Gibb
Austin Clarke, Barry Callaghan
Jess Atwood Gibson, Becky Toyne
Alana Wilcox, Claudia Dey, Michael Redhill
Louise Dennys, Adrienne Clarkson
Michael Holmes, Bill Douglas, Adam Sol, Michael Winter
Shelley Ambrose, Doug Knight, Erinn Somerville
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Photo credits: Tom Sandler Photography

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