See also 2018 Shortlist.
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Announcing the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist
|Book: World of Made and Unmade
Poet: Jane Mead
Publisher: Alice James Books
|Book: In Praise of Defeat
Translator: Donald Nicholson-Smith
Poet: Abdellatif Laâbi
Publisher: Archipelago Books
Book: Falling Awake
Poet: Alice Oswald
Publisher: Jonathan Cape/W.W. Norton & Company
|Book: Say Something Back
Poet: Denise Riley
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Poet: Jordan Abel
|Book: Violet Energy Ingots
Poet: Hoa Nguyen
Publisher: Wave Books
Poet: Sandra Ridley
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The Griffin Poetry Prize 2017 Anthology
Edited by Sue Goyette
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.
Griffin Poetry Prize 2017 Photo Gallery
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Photo credits: Tom Sandler Photography
Alice Oswald, by Kate Mount
Sandra Ridley, by John W. Macdonald
Denise Riley, by Kevin Lake
See also 2016 Shortlist.