Events and Important Dates

2015 Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist Announced:
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

2015 Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist Readings:
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Koerner Hall
Telus Centre for Performance and Learning
The Royal Conservatory of Music
273 Bloor Street West

2015 Griffin Poetry Prize Winners Announced:
Thursday, June 4, 2015

By invitation – venue to be announced

Deadline for entries for 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize:
Thursday, December 31, 2015

It’s time to start thinking about the deadline for the C$200,000 Griffin Poetry Prize for 2016. Books must be submitted postmarked no later than December 31, 2015 for books published between January 1 and December 31, 2015.

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

See also: International Poetry Calendar

  • #1 written by shilpa
    about 4 years ago

    Thanks for keeping us updated.

  • #2 written by Kevin Barrington
    about 1 year ago

    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

  • #3 written by admin
    about 1 year ago

    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.

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