Media Resources

The following are downloadable pictures of principals and book cover artwork associated with each Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist, from 2010 to the current prize. All files are provided as is, in the best formats and resolutions available to us.

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Notes

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2017 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Judges

Sue Goyette
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Joan Naviyuk Kane
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(JPEG image [350 dpi] – ~945K)
Photo credit: Seth Kantner

George Szirtes
szirtes-george.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)
Photo credit:

Canadian Shortlist

Jordan Abel
abel-jordan.jpg
(JPEG image [240 dpi] – ~1.1 Mb)
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Hoa Nguyen
nguyen-hoa.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~60K)
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Sandra Ridley
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~3 Mb)
Photo credit: John W. Macdonald

International Shortlist

Jane Mead
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(JPEG image [350 dpi] – ~290K)
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Donald Nicholson-Smith
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~1.5 Mb)
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Abdellatif Laâbi
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(JPEG image [342 dpi] – ~630K)
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Alice Oswald
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~2.5 Mb)
Photo credit: Kate Mount

Denise Riley
riley-denise.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~35K)
Photo credit: Kevin Lake

Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

Injun by Jordan Abel
abel-injun.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.8 Mb)

Violet Energy Ingots by Hoa Nguyen
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1 Mb)

Silvija by Sandra Ridley
ridley-silvija.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.6 Mb)

World of Made and Unmade by Jane Mead
mead-world-of-made-and-unmade.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.6 Mb)

In Praise of Defeat by Donald Nicholson-Smith, translated from the French by Abdellatif Laâbi
nicholson-smith-laabi-in-praise-of-defeat.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.5 Mb)

Falling Awake by Alice Oswald
oswald-falling-awake.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~225K)

Say Something Back by Denise Riley
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.5 Mb)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2016 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Winners with Scott Griffin

Michael Wiegers accepting for Norman Dubie, Scott Griffin, Liz Howard
gpp2016-winners-highres.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~2.5 Mb)
Photo credit: Tom Sandler

Judges

Alice Oswald
aoswald.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~50K)
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Tracy K. Smith
tksmith.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~14.8 Mb)
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Adam Sol
asol.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)
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Canadian Shortlist

Per Brask
brask-per.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~52K)
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Patrick Friesen
friesen-patrick.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1 Mb)
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Ulrikka S. Gernes
gernes-ulrikka.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~42K)
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Liz Howard
howard-liz.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~6.1 Mb)
Photo credit: Ralph Kolewe

Soraya Peerbaye
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~5.4 Mb)
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International Shortlist

Norman Dubie
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~41K)
Photo credit: Matt Valentine

Joy Harjo
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~55K)
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Don Paterson
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~31K)
Photo credit: Murdo Macleod

Rowan Ricardo Phillips
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~555K)
Photo credit: Sue Kwon

Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments by Per Brask and Patrick Friesen, translated from the Danish written by Ulrikka S. Gernes
brask-friesen-gernes-frayed.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.2 Mb)

Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent by Liz Howard
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)

Tell: poems for a girlhood by Soraya Peerbaye
peerbaye-tell.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)

The Quotations of Bone by Norman Dubie
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.3 Mb)

Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings by Joy Harjo
harjo-conflict.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)

40 Sonnets by Don Paterson
paterson-sonnets.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.4 Mb)

Heaven by Rowan Ricardo Phillips
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2015 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Winners with Scott Griffin

Jane Munro, Scott Griffin, Michael Longley
gpp2015-winners-hires.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Tom Sandler

Judges

Tim Bowling
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~645K)
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Fanny Howe
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~2.8 Mb)
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Piotr Sommer
psommer.jpg
(JPEG image [62 dpi] – ~201K)
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Canadian Shortlist

Shane Book
book-shane.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~3.4 Mb)
Photo credit: Grace Image Photography, Jeni Fong

Jane Munro
munro-jane.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~115K)
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Russell Thornton
thornton-russell.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~570K)
Photo credit: Marzena Pogorzaly

International Shortlist

Eleanor Goodman
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~80K)
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Wang Xiaoni
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~80K)
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Marek Kazmierski
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Wioletta Greg
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(JPEG image [100 dpi] – ~100K)
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Michael Longley
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~5.5 Mb)
Photo credit: Bobbie Hanvey

Spencer Reece
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Rosanne Olson

Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

Congotronic by Shane Book
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.2 Mb)

Blue Sonoma by Jane Munro
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.5 Mb)

The Hundred Lives by Russell Thornton
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)

Something Crosses My Mind Eleanor Goodman, translated from the Chinese written by Wang Xiaoni
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)

Finite Formulae & Theories of Chance Marek Kazmierski, translated from the Polish written by Wioletta Greg
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.2 Mb)

The Stairwell by Michael Longley
longley-stairwell.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~700K)

The Road to Emmaus by Spencer Reece
reece-emmaus.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~525K)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2014 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Winners with Scott Griffin

Anne Carson, Scott Griffin, Brenda Hillman
gpp2014-winners.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~4.5 Mb)
Photo credit: Tom Sandler

Judges

Robert Bringhurst
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Jo Shapcott
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~115K)
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C.D. Wright
cd-wright2014.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~2.5 Mb)
Photo credit: Miriam Berkley

Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award recipient
Adelia Prado
adelia-prado.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~3.5 Mb)
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Canadian Shortlist

Anne Carson
carson-anne.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~2.2 Mb)
Photo credit: Peter Smith

Sue Goyette
goyette-sue.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)
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Anne Michaels
michaels-anne.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~620K)
Photo credit: Marzena Pogorzaly

International Shortlist

Rachael Boast
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(JPEG image [400 dpi] – ~4.6 Mb)
Photo credit: Jonathan Boast

Brenda Hillman
hillman-brenda.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)
Photo credit: Brett Hall Jones

Carl Phillips
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~3.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Dinty W Moore

Mira Rosenthal
rosenthal-mira.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~8.1 Mb)
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Tomasz Rozycki
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~200K)
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Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

Red Doc> by Anne Carson
carson-red-doc2.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.2 Mb)

Ocean by Sue Goyette
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)

Correspondences by Anne Michaels
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.2 Mb)

Pilgrim’s Flower by Rachael Boast
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.6 Mb)

Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire by Brenda Hillman
hillman-seasonal.jpg
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.5 Mb)

Silverchest by Carl Phillips
phillips-silverchest.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.3 Mb)

Colonies Tomasz Rozycki, translated from the Polish by Mira Rosenthal
rosenthal-rozycki-colonies.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.5 Mb)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2013 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Suzanne Buffam
sbuffam.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~6.4 Mb)
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Mark Doty
mdoty.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~2.9 Mb)
Photo credit: Star Black

Wang Ping
wang-ping.jpg
(JPEG image [100 dpi] – ~100K)
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Canadian Shortlist

David McFadden
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~280K)
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James Pollock
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~120K)
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Ian Williams
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~27.7 Mb)
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International Shortlist

Fady Joudah
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~95K)
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Ghassan Zaqtan
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~150K)
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Jennifer Maiden
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(JPEG image [96 dpi] – ~3.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Katharine Toohey

Alan Shapiro
shapiro-alan.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~7.7 Mb)
Photo credit: Callie Warner

Brenda Shaughnessy
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~120K)
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Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

What’s the Score? by David W. McFadden
mcfadden-score.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.6 Mb)

Sailing to Babylon by James Pollock
pollock-babylon.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)

Personals by Ian Williams
williams-personals.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.4 Mb)

Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me, and Other Poems Ghassan Zaqtan, translated from the Arabic by Fady Joudah
joudah-zaqtan-straw-bird.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.1 Mb)

Liquid Nitrogen by Jennifer Maiden
maiden-nitrogen.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.9 Mb)

Night of the Republic by Alan Shapiro
shapiro-republic.jpg
(JPEG image [600 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)

Our Andromeda by Brenda Shaughnessy
shaughnessy-andromeda.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.8 Mb)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2012 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Winners with Scott Griffin

David Harsent, Scott Griffin, Ken Babstock
griffin-winners-2012.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)
Photo credit: Tom Sandler

Judges

Heather McHugh
hmchugh.jpg
(JPEG image [180 dpi] – ~40K)
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David O’Meara
domeara.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.1 Mb)
Photo credit: David Forcier

Fiona Sampson
fsampson.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.1 Mb)
Photo credit: Kitty O’Sullivan

Canadian Shortlist

Ken Babstock
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~255K)
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Phil Hall
hall-phil.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~610K)
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Jan Zwicky
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(TIFF image [72 dpi] – ~9 Mb)
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International Shortlist

David Harsent
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~765K)
Photo credit: Simon Harsent

Yusef Komunyakaa
komunyakaa-yusef.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~575K)
Photo credit: Tom Wallace

Sean O’Brien
obrien-sean.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~205K)
Photo credit: Caroline Forb

Joanna Trzeciak
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Daniel Levin

trzeciak-joanna.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~60K)
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Tadeusz Różewicz
rozewicz-tadeusz.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~65K)
Photo credit: Pawel Koziol, Agencja Gazeta

Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

Methodist Hatchet by Ken Babstock
babstock-methodist-hatchet.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.6 Mb)

Killdeer by Phil Hall
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2 Mb)

Forge by Jan Zwicky
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.1 Mb)

Night by David Harsent
harsent-night.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)

The Chameleon Couch by Yusef Komunyakaa
komunyakaa-chameleon-couch.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~25K)

November by Sean O’Brien
obrien-november.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.3 Mb)

Sobbing Superpower: Selected Poems of Tadeusz Różewicz translated from the Polish by Joanna Trzeciak
trzeciak-rozewicz-sobbing-superpower.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.3 Mb)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2011 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Judges

Tim Lilburn
tlilburn.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~3.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Dallas V Duobaitis

Colm Toíbín
ctoibin.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.1 Mb)
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Chase Twichell
ctwichell.jpg
(JPEG image [100 dpi] – ~140K)
Photo credit: Emma Dodge Hanson

Canadian Shortlist

Dionne Brand
brand-dionne.jpg
(JPEG image [96 dpi] – ~2 Mb)
Photo credit: Jason Chow

Suzanne Buffam
buffam-suzanne.tif
(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~6.4 Mb)
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John Steffler
steffler-john.jpg
(JPEG image [180 dpi] – ~800K)
Photo credit: Susan Gillis

International Shortlist

Seamus Heaney
heaney-seamus.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Jemimah Kuhfeld

Khaled Mattawa
mattawa-khaled.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~22K)
Photo credit: Christopher Rose

Adonis
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(BMP image [300 dpi] – ~350K)
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Philip Mosley
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)
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Francois Jacqmin
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(JPEG image [360 dpi] – ~27K)
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Gjertrud Schnackenberg
schnackenberg-gjertrud.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~800K)
Photo credit: Mike Minehan

Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

Ossuaries by Dionne Brand
brand-ossuaries.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)

The Irrationalist by Suzanne Buffam
buffam-irrationalist.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.5 Mb)

Lookout by John Steffler
steffler-lookout.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.2 Mb)

Human Chain by Seamus Heaney
heaney-human-chain.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.3 Mb)

Adonis: Selected Poems Khaled Mattawa, translated from the Arabic written by Adonis
mattawa-adonis.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~925K)

The Book of the Snow Philip Mosley, translated from the French written by Francois Jacqmin
mosley-jacqmin-snow.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2 Mb)

Heavenly Questions by Gjertrud Schnackenberg
schnackenberg-heavenly-questions.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2010 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Winners with Scott Griffin

Karen Solie, Scott Griffin and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
griffin-winners-2010.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~785K)
Photo credit: Tom Sandler

Judges

Anne Carson
acarson.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~2.7 Mb)
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Kathleen Jamie
kjamie.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~8.6 Mb)
Photo credit: Jemimah Kufield

Carl Phillips
cphillips.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)
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Canadian Shortlist

Kate Hall
hall-kate.tif
(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~1.4 Mb)
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P.K. Page
page-pk.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~1.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Marilyn Bowering/Hedgerow Press

Karen Solie
solie-karen.jpg
(JPEG image [240 dpi] – ~1.2 Mb)
Photo credit: Barbara Stoneham

International Shortlist

John Glenday
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(JPEG image [96 dpi] – ~1.5 Mb)
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Louise Glück
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Gasper Tringale

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)
Photo credit: Brian McGovern/The Gallery Press

Susan Wicks
wicks-susan.tif
(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)
Photo credit: Joanna Eldredge Morrissey

Valérie Rouzeau
rouzeau-valerie.tif
(TIFF image [400 dpi] – ~2.4 Mb)
Photo credit: Michel Durigneux

Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

The Certainty Dream by Kate Hall
hall-certainty.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.6 Mb)

Coal and Roses by P.K. Page
page-coal-roses.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.3 Mb)

Pigeon by Karen Solie
solie-pigeon.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2 Mb)

Grain by John Glenday
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.2 Mb)

A Village Life by Louise Glück
gluck-village.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)

The Sun-fish by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
nichuilleanain-sun-fish.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.9 Mb)

Cold Spring in Winter Susan Wicks, translated from the French written by Valérie Rouzeau
wicks-rouzeau-spring.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.3 Mb)

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Griffin Trustees

Scott Griffin

sgriffin.tif
(TIFF image – ~2 Mb)

Margaret Atwood
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(JPEG image – ~1.4 Mb)

Carolyn Forché
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(JPEG image – ~150K)

Robert Hass
robert-hass.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~270K)
Photo credit: Margaretta Mitchell

Michael Ondaatje
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Robin Robertson
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David Young
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~1.9 Mb)
Photo credit: courtesy of the Reykjavik International Literary Festival

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Click here for previous years’ media resources.