Past Griffin Poetry Prize Readings

In 2012, we started livestreaming the Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist readings, in order to share the beauty and excitement of the presentations in Koerner Hall with a worldwide audience. Enjoy replaying these archived livestreams of past Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist readings and Lifetime Recognition award presentations.

2019

Introduction by Scott Griffin
Readings by and from the work of the Griffin Poetry Prize 2019 International and Canadian shortlisted poets
Carolyn Forché and Scott Griffin present the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award to Nicole Brossard

2018

Introduction by Scott Griffin
Readings by and from the work of the Griffin Poetry Prize 2018 International and Canadian shortlisted poets
Jo Shapcott and Scott Griffin present the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award to Ana Blandiana

2017

Introduction by Scott Griffin
Readings by and from the work of the Griffin Poetry Prize 2017 International and Canadian shortlisted poets
Mark Doty and Scott Griffin present the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award to Frank Bidart

2016

Introduction by Scott Griffin
Readings by the Griffin Poetry Prize 2016 International and Canadian shortlisted poets
Mark Doty and Scott Griffin present the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award to Adam Zagajewski

2015

Introduction by Scott Griffin
Readings by the Griffin Poetry Prize 2015 International and Canadian shortlisted poets
Scott Griffin announces the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award to be presented to Derek Walcott

2014

Introduction by Scott Griffin
Readings by the Griffin Poetry Prize 2014 International and Canadian shortlisted poets
Robert Hass and Scott Griffin present the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award to Adelia Prado

2013

Introduction by Scott Griffin
Readings by the Griffin Poetry Prize 2013 International and Canadian shortlisted poets

2012

The first Griffin Poetry Prize readings livestream
Introduction by Scott Griffin
Readings by the Griffin Poetry Prize 2012 International shortlisted poets

Robin Robertson and Scott Griffin present the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award to Seamus Heaney
Readings by the Griffin Poetry Prize 2012 Canadian shortlisted poets

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