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The following are downloadable pictures of principals and book cover artwork associated with Griffin Poetry Prize shortlists from 2001 to 2009. All files are provided as is, in the best formats and resolutions available to us.

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2009 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Winners with Scott Griffin

A.F. Moritz, Scott Griffin and C.D. Wright
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~700K)
Photo credit: Tom Sandler

Canadian Shortlist

Kevin Connolly
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~1.7 Mb)
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Jeramy Dodds
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.9 Mb)
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A.F. Moritz
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~180K)
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albert-moritz.jpg
(JPEG image [240 dpi] – ~375K)
Photo credit: Courtesy of House of Anansi Press

International Shortlist

Mick Imlah
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~645K)
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Derek Mahon
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(JPEG image [400 dpi] – ~475K)
Photo credit: John Minihan

C.D. Wright
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.1 Mb)
Photo credit: Marnie Crawford Samuelson

Dean Young
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~250K)
Photo credit:

Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

Revolver by Kevin Connolly
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Crabwise to the Hounds by Jeramy Dodds
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(TIFF image [400 dpi] – ~4.4 Mb)

The Sentinel by A. F. Moritz
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(TIFF image [400 dpi] – ~4.3 Mb)

The Lost Leader by Mick Imlah
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(TIFF image [400 dpi] – ~4.4 Mb)

Life on Earth by Derek Mahon
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(TIFF image [400 dpi] – ~4.4 Mb)

Rising, Falling, Hovering by C. D. Wright
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(TIFF image [400 dpi] – ~4.3 Mb)

Primitive Mentor by Dean Young
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(TIFF image [400 dpi] – ~4.2 Mb)

Judges

Saskia Hamilton
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~280K)
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Dennis O’Driscoll
dodriscoll.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~90K)
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Michael Redhill
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.2 Mb)
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Griffin Poetry Prize 2008 – Judges, Translators, Poets and Cover Art

Winners with Scott Griffin

John Ashbery, Scott Griffin and Robin Blaser
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~275K)
Photo credit: Tom Sandler

Judges

George Bowering
george-bowering.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~55K)
Photo credit: Danielle Schaub

James Lasdun
james-lasdun.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~330K)
Photo credit: Nina Subin

Pura López Colomé
pura-lopez-colome.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~625K)
Photo credit: Courtesy of the author

Canadian Shortlist

Robin Blaser
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(JPEG image [1200 dpi] – ~11 Mb)
Photo credit: Joy von Tiedemann

Robert Majzels
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~5.6 Mb)
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Erín Moure
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(TIFF image [72 dpi] – ~6.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Terence Byrnes

Nicole Brossard
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~500K)
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David McFadden
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.4 Mb)
Photo credit: Ingrid Paulson

International Shortlist

John Ashbery
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(JPEG image [600 dpi] – ~905K)
Photo credit: Lynn Davis

Elaine Equi
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~12.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Becket Logan

Clayton Eshleman
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~75K)
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César Vallejo
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(JPEG image [150 dpi] – ~725K)
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David Harsent
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~765K)
Photo credit: Simon Harsent

Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

The Holy Forest: Collected Poems of Robin Blaser by Robin Blaser
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~5.9 Mb)

Notebook of Roses and Civilization Robert Majzels and Erín Moure, translated from the French, written by Nicole Brossard
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~6.8 Mb)

Why Are You So Sad? Selected Poems of David W. McFadden by David McFadden
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~1.9 Mb)

Notes from the Air: Selected Later Poems by John Ashbery
ashbery-notes.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~4.9 Mb)

Ripple Effect: New and Selected Poems by Elaine Equi
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~5.7 Mb)

The Complete Poetry: A Bilingual Edition by Clayton Eshleman, translated from the Spanish, written by César Vallejo
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~5.8 Mb)

Selected Poems 1969-2005 by David Harsent
harsent-selected.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~5.9 Mb)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2007 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Judges

John Burnside
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(JPEG image [150 dpi] – ~25K)
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Charles Simic
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(JPEG image [200 dpi] – ~95K)
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Karen Solie
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~1.2 Mb)
Photo credit: David Seymour

Canadian Shortlist

Ken Babstock
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~13K)
ken-babstock.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Laura Repas

Don McKay
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~17 Mb)
Photo credit: Don McKay

Priscila Uppal
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~6.1 Mb)
Photo credit: Christopher Doda

International Shortlist

Paul Farley
paul-farley.jpg
(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~70K)
Photo credit: Picador

Rodney Jones
rodney-jones.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~45K)
Photo credit: G. Jones

Frederick Seidel
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~10.7 Mb)
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Charles Wright
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~300K)
Photo credit: Nancy Crampton

Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

Airstream Land Yacht by Ken Babstock
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.45 Mb)

Strike/Slip by Don McKay
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.3 Mb)

Ontological Necessities by Priscila Uppal
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.3 Mb)

Tramp in Flames by Paul Farley
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.7 Mb)

Salvation Blues by Rodney Jones
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.1 Mb)

Ooga-Booga by Frederick Seidel
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.6 Mb)

Scar Tissue by Charles Wright
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.6 Mb)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2006 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Judges

Lavinia Greenlaw
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~160K)
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Lisa Robertson
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~7.1 Mb)
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Eliot Weinberger
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~9.4 Mb)
Photo credit: Nina Subin

Canadian Shortlist

Phil Hall
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~310K)
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Sylvia Legris
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(TIFF image [200 dpi] – ~285K)
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Erín Moure
emoure.tif
(TIFF image [72 dpi] – ~6.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Terence Byrnes

International Shortlist

Kamau Brathwaite
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(JPEG image [600 dpi] – ~4 Mb)
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Michael Hofmann
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~2.2 Mb)
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Durs Grunbein
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~460K)
Photo credit: Renate Brandt

Michael Palmer
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(JPEG image [150 dpi) – ~1.4 Mb)
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Elizabeth Winslow
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(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~245K)
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Dunya Mikhail
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(JPEG image [600 dpi] – ~5.6 Mb)
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Shortlisted Books – Cover Art

An Oak Hunch by Phil Hall
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~3.8 Mb)

Nerve Squall by Sylvia Legris
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.5 Mb)

Little theatres by Erin Moure
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.3 Mb)

Born to Slow Horses by Kamau Brathwaite
brathwaite-horses.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.4 Mb)

Ashes for Breakfast: Selected Poems Michael Hofmann, translating from the German by Durs Grunbein
hofmann-ashes.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~4.4 Mb)

Company of Moths by Michael Palmer
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~4 Mb)

The War Works Hard Elizabeth Winslow, translating from the Arabic by Dunya Mikhail
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.3 Mb)

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2005 – Judges, Poets and Cover Art

Winning Books – Cover Art

Short Journey Upriver Toward Oishida by Roo Borson
borson-oishida.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.4 Mb)

Selected Poems: 1963-2003 by Charles Simic
simic-selected.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~2.5 Mb)

Judges

Simon Armitage
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(JPEG image [100 dpi] – ~10K)
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Erín Moure
emoure.tif
(TIFF image [72 dpi] – ~6.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Terence Byrnes

Tomaž Šalamun
tsalamun1.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~225K)
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Canadian Shortlist

Roo Borson
rborson2.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~1.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Sue Schenk

George Bowering
gbowering.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~300K)
Photo credit: Janet Brooks

Don McKay
dmckay.jpg
(JPEG image [300 dpi] – ~360K)
Photo credit: Jan Zwicky

International Shortlist

Fanny Howe
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~12K)
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Michael Symmons Roberts
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~5.5 Mb)
Photo credit: Martin Bence

Matthew Rohrer
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~5.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Susan McCullough

Charles Simic
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(JPEG image [200 dpi] – ~95K)
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Griffin Poetry Prize 2004 – Judges and Shortlisted Poets

Judges

Billy Collins
bcollins.tif
(TIFF image – ~10 Mb)
Photo credit: Juliet van Otteren (www.jvop.com)

Bill Manhire
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(JPEG image – ~310K)
Photo credit: Bruce Foster

Phyllis Webb
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(TIFF image – ~8.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Blaise Enright Peterson and B. Peterson

Canadian Shortlist

Di Brandt
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(TIFF image [350 dpi] – ~715K)
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Leslie Greentree
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~6.3 Mb)
Photo credit: Sandy Weatherall, Imagine That Photographics

Anne Simpson
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~6.4 Mb)
Photo credit: Bernice MacDonald

International Shortlist

Suji Kwock Kim
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.9 Mb)
Photo credit: Jill D’Alessandro

David Kirby
dkirby.tif
(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~ 2.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Barbara Hamby

August Kleinzahler
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(TIFF image [600 dpi] – ~3.0 Mb)
Photo credit: Star Black

Louis Simpson
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~30K)
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Griffin Poetry Prize 2003 – Judges and Shortlisted Poets

Judges

Michael Longley
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(JPEG image – ~435K)

Sharon Olds
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(JPEG image – ~37K)

Sharon Thesen
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(TIFF image – ~1.8 Mb)

Shortlisted Poets

Kathleen Jamie
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~1.6 Mb)
Photo credit: Claire McNamee, 2001

Paul Muldoon
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~1.8 Mb)
Photo credit: Jerry Bauer

Gerald Stern
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~1.9 Mb)
Photo credit: Martin Desht

C.D. Wright
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~1.5 Mb)
Photo credit: Forrest Gander

Margaret Avison
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~500K)
Photo credit: Joan Eichner

Dionne Brand
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~2.7 Mb)

Photo credit: Neil Graham

P.K. Page
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~3.2 Mb)
Photo credit: Barbara Pedrick

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2002 – Judges and Shortlisted Poets

Judges

Dionne Brand
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(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~2.7 Mb)
Photo credit: Neil Graham

Robert Creeley
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(TIFF image – ~2 Mb)

Michael Hofmann
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(TIFF image – ~2.2 Mb)

Shortlisted Poets

Christian Bök
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(JPEG image – ~1.2 Mb)

Eirin Moure
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(JPEG image – ~825K)

Karen Solie
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(TIFF image – ~2.1 Mb)

Victor Hernández Cruz
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(JPEG image – ~770K)

Christopher Logue
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(JPEG image – ~20K)

Les Murray
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(JPEG image – ~290K)

Alice Notley
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(JPEG image – ~845K)
Photo credit: Terry Pollack

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2001

Robert Bringhurst
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(JPEG image [72 dpi] – ~35K)

Dennis Lee
dlee.tif
(TIFF image [300 dpi] – ~2.2 Mb)

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