2003 Shortlist

See also 2004 Shortlist.

International Shortlist | Canadian Shortlist | Anthology

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Click a poet’s name or picture for biographies, judges’ citations and poetry excerpts.

International Shortlist

jamie-pic-book Book: Mr and Mrs Scotland are Dead: Poems 1980-1994
Poet: Kathleen Jamie
Publisher: Bloodaxe Books
muldoon-pic-book International Winner
Book: Moy sand and gravel
Poet: Paul Muldoon
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
stern-pic-book Book: American Sonnets: poems
Poet: Gerald Stern
Publisher: W.W. Norton and Company
wright-pic-book Book: Steal Away: selected and new poems
Poet: C.D. Wright
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press

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Canadian Shortlist

avison-pic-book Canadian Winner
Book: Concrete and Wild Carrot
Poet: Margaret Avison
Publisher: Brick Books
brand-pic-book Book: thirsty
Poet: Dionne Brand
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
page-pic-book Book: Planet Earth: Poems Selected and New
Poet: P.K. Page
Publisher: The Porcupine?s Quill

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Griffin Poetry Prize 2003 Anthology

griffin-2003-anthology The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2003
Edited by Sharon Thesen
House of Anansi Press

Royalties from The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology will be donated to UNESCO?s World Poetry Day, created to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression, and to offer endangered languages the opportunities to be heard in their communities.

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Photo credits:
Kathleen Jamie, by Claire McNamee, 2001
Paul Muldoon, by Jerry Bauer
Gerald Stern, by Martin Desht
C.D. Wright, by Forrest Gander
Margaret Avison, by Joan Eichner
Dionne Brand, by Neil Graham
P.K. Page, by Barbara Pedrick

See also 2002 Shortlist.

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