See also 2013 Shortlist.
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Click a poet’s name or picture for biographies, judges’ citations and poetry excerpts.
Poet: David Harsent
Publisher: Faber and Faber
|Book: The Chameleon Couch
Poet: Yusef Komunyakaa
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Poet: Sean O’Brien
|Book: Sobbing Superpower: Selected Poems of Tadeusz Różewicz
Translator: Joanna Trzeciak
Poet: Tadeusz Różewicz
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
Book: Methodist Hatchet
Poet: Ken Babstock
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Poet: Phil Hall
Poet: Jan Zwicky
Publisher: Gaspereau Press
Griffin Poetry Prize 2012 Anthology
|The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2012
Edited by David O’Meara
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.
Griffin Poetry Prize 2012 Photo Gallery
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Photo credits: Tom Sandler Photography
See also 2011 Shortlist.