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2024 Griffin Poetry Prize Readings

June 5, 7:00 PM9:00 PM EDT

Join us on Wednesday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. (ET) for the 2024 Griffin Poetry Prize Readings.

The Readings will be held at Koerner Hall in Toronto and the evening will include a selection of readings by the shortlisted finalists, this year’s Lifetime Recognition Award recipient Don McKay, the Canadian First Book Prize winner Maggie Burton, and a finalist of Poetry in Voice / Les Voix de la Poésie. Purchase tickets at the box office of Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor Street West, or online.

General Admission, with 2024 Anthology – $30.00

Senior/Student, with 2024 Anthology – $25.00

Discover the 2024 Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist here.

Prize money will be awarded as follows:

C$130,000 to the winner

$10,000 to each of the shortlisted poets

$10,000 to the Canadian First Book Prize winner

$25,000 to the Lifetime Recognition Award recipient

We are delighted to offer a livestream of the Readings for our international audience. Set yourself a reminder on YouTube here.

The Griffin Poetry Prize was founded in 2000 to encourage and celebrate excellence in poetry.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Melissa Shirley




June 5
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
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Koerner Hall
Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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