2009 Shortlist

See also 2010 Shortlist.

International Shortlist | Canadian Shortlist | Anthology

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International Shortlist

Learn more about Griffin Poetry Prize 2009 International nominee Mick Imlah. Book: The Lost Leader
Poet: Mick Imlah
Publisher: Faber and Faber
book-mahon Book: Life on Earth
Poet: Derek Mahon
Publisher: Gallery Press
book-wright International Winner
Rising, Falling, Hovering
Poet: C.D. Wright
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
book-young Book: Primitive Mentor
Poet: Dean Young
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

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Canadian Shortlist

book-connolly Book: Revolver
Poet: Kevin Connolly
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
book-dodds Book: Crabwise to the Hounds
Poet: Jeramy Dodds
Publisher: Coach House Books
book-moritz Canadian Winner
Book: The Sentinel
Poet: A.F. Moritz
Publisher: House of Anansi Press

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2009 Anthology

2009-anthology The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2009
Edited by Michael Redhill
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:
Derek Mahon, by John Minihan
C. D. Wright, by Marnie Crawford Samuelson

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See also 2008 Shortlist.

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