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The 2021 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology

A Selection of the Shortlist Edited by Souvankham Thammavongsa

Each year, the best books of poetry published in Canada and internationally in English are honoured with the Griffin Poetry Prize. The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology features the work of extraordinary poets shortlisted for the awards and introduces us to some of the finest poems from their collections.

This year’s Anthology includes works from shortlisted poets Victoria Chang, Valzhyna Mort, Srikanth Reddy, Tracy K. Smith, Changtai Bi, Yi Lei, Joseph Dandurand, Canisia Lubrin, and Yusuf Saadi.

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