2011 Shortlist

See also 2012 Shortlist.

International Shortlist | Canadian Shortlist | Anthology | Photo Gallery

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International Shortlist

Book: Human Chain
Poet: Seamus Heaney
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Book: Adonis: Selected Poems
Translator: Khaled Mattawa
Poet: Adonis
Publisher: Yale University Press
Book: The Book of the Snow
Translator: Philip Mosley
Poet: François Jacqmin
Publisher: Arc Publications
International Winner
Book: Heavenly Questions
Poet: Gjertrud Schnackenberg
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Canadian Shortlist

Canadian Winner
Book: Ossuaries
Poet: Dionne Brand
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Book: The Irrationalist
Poet: Suzanne Buffam
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Book: Lookout
Poet: John Steffler
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2011 Anthology

The 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2011
Edited by Tim Lilburn
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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Griffin Poetry Prize 2011 Photo Gallery

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See also 2010 Shortlist.

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