Events and Important Dates

Deadlines for entries for 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize

Saturday, June 30, 2018
(for works published between January 1st and June 30th, 2018)

Monday, December 31, 2018
(for works published between July 1st and December 31, 2018)

Learn more here about how to enter and how to obtain entry forms.

2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist announced:
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The shortlist will be revealed here on the Griffin Poetry Prize web site as well as on all Griffin Poetry Prize social media channels.

2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist readings:
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
7:30 pm

Join us at Koerner Hall in Toronto for the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist readings.

2019 Griffin Poetry Prize winners announced:
Thursday, June 6, 2019

The winner will be announced at a live awards ceremony, and simultaneously here on the Griffin Poetry Prize web site and on all Griffin Poetry Prize social media channels.

See also: International Poetry Calendar

7 Replies to “Events and Important Dates”

  1. My first collection was published a few months ago by an Irish online publisher. So what are the status of e-books? Are they eligible? While a print edition may appear in the future, the collection is titled “I Love The Internet” so an e-book seemed apt. And it includes both audio and visual – something I deemed preferable to print alone and more in keeping with my style. Anyhow, I look forward to your response. Cheers, Kevin

  2. Books only available in digital format are not eligible for submission to the Griffin Poetry Prize. Your publisher can keep us informed if this or future collections of yours are offered in print. Best wishes with your work.

  3. Someone gave me a ticket to the live awards ceremony a couple years ago. I do not see a button to purchase tickets for this year. How might I go about getting 2 tickets?

  4. Tickets for the 2017 shortlist readings will become available to order on or around the date of the 2017 shortlist announcement, which is April 11th. We hope you will join us again this year for what will be an amazing evening of poetry readings!

  5. well it is past April 11 and I keep coming back to check to get tickets! is it hidden somewhere on the site?

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