2021 Shortlist

International Shortlist | Canadian Shortlist | Press Release

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Announcing the 2021 Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist

International Shortlist

Book: Obit
Poet: Victoria Chang
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
Book: Music for the Dead and Resurrected
Poet: Valzhyna Mort
Publishers: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Book: Underworld Lit
Poet: Srikanth Reddy
Publisher: Wave Books
Book: My Name Will Grow Wide Like a Tree
Poets: Tracy K. Smith and Changtai Bi, translated from the Chinese written by Yi Lei
Publisher: Graywolf Press
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Canadian Shortlist

Book: The East Side of It All
Poet: Joseph Dandurand
Publisher: Nightwood Editions                                                                                        
Book: The Dyzgraphxst
Poet: Canisia Lubrin
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Book: Pluviophile
Poet: Yusuf Saadi
Publisher: Nightwood Editions

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