Each year, The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry presents an anthology of poems selected from the shortlisted books, published by House of Anansi Press. Royalties from The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology are donated to UNESCO’s World Poetry Day.
Tickets for the Shortlist Readings to be held on Wednesday, June 7, at Koerner Hall at The Royal Conservatory in the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, 273 Bloor Street West, Toronto are available at http://performance.rcmusic.ca/event/2017-griffin-poetry-prize-shortlist-readings or by calling (416) 408-0208.
NOTE: The publishers mentioned in our release are those who submitted the books.
Note to Booksellers: Griffin Poetry Prize book stickers are supplied free of charge by The Griffin Trust. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order. Winner book stickers will be available after June 8.
Tel: (647) 389-9510
Ruth Smith, Executive Director
Tel: (905) 618-0420
|Shortlisted Publishers’ Web sites:|
|Alice James Books:||alicejamesbooks.org|
|W.W. Norton & Company:||www.wwnorton.com|
Downloadable photographs of the 2017 shortlisted poets:
Download the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist press release, book and publisher details, poet biographies and judges’ citations.