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Only publishers may send submissions, in compliance with the Rules of The Griffin Poetry Prize.

Please complete and return this form for each submission, along with four copies of each submitted title: press material, a current author biography and digital headshot photographs (300 dpi or greater, TIFF or JPEG format) of the author and translator (where applicable) by December 31, 2022 for books published between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.

Works published between January 1 and June 30 are to be submitted and postmarked no later than June 30. Submissions must be received by July 7. Works published between July 1 and December 31 are to be submitted and postmarked no later than December 31. Submissions must be received by January 7, 2023. Please remember to complete all necessary customs/duties paperwork when shipping your entries – to save time and additional costs, at the same time ensuring delays are avoided.

Publishers must undertake to comply with the relevant conditions outlined in Number 5 of the Rules should their submission be shortlisted for The Griffin Poetry Prize.

Books postmarked after the December 31, 2022 deadline will not be eligible.

All submission materials should be sent to:

Ruth Smith
The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry
363 Parkridge Crescent
Oakville, Ontario L6M 1A8, Canada

Download the Griffin Poetry Prize entry form in one of the following formats:

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