2018 Announcing Outro

Tickets for the Shortlist Readings to be held on Wednesday, June 6, at Koerner Hall at The Royal Conservatory in the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, 273 Bloor Street West, Toronto are available at https://www.rcmusic.com/events-and-performances/griffin-poetry-prize-readings, or by calling (416) 408-0208.

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. The 2018 Anthology can be purchased at https://houseofanansi.com/products/the-2018-griffin-poetry-prize-anthology.

Note to booksellers: Griffin Poetry Prize book stickers are supplied free of charge by The Griffin Trust. Contact info@griffinpoetryprize.com to place an order. Winner book stickers will be available after June 7.

Media Inquiries:

Melissa Shirley
Tel: (647) 389-9510
Email: publicity@griffinpoetryprize.com

General Inquiries:

Ruth Smith, Executive Director
Tel: (905) 618-0420
Email: info@griffinpoetryprize.com


Shortlisted Publishers’ Web sites:
City Lights: citylights.com/publishing
Copper Canyon Press: coppercanyonpress.org
Frontenac House: frontenachouse.com
Graywolf Press: graywolfpress.org
McClelland & Stewart: penguinrandomhouse.ca/imprints/mcclelland-stewart
New Directions: ndbooks.com
Talonbooks: www.talonbooks.com

Downloadable photographs of the 2018 shortlisted poets:

Download the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist press release, book and publisher details, poet biographies and judges’ citations.