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2023 Finalists

Tasos Livaditis – Poems, Volume II

translated from the Greek written by
Libros Libertad, Canada

The Threshold Shortlisted

translated from the Arabic written by
Iman MersalEgypt/Canada
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, USA
Sarah Holland-BattAustralia

The Jaguar

University of Queensland Press, Australia

The Hurting Kind Shortlisted

Little, Brown Book Group/Corsair, UK
Susan MusgraveCanada

Exculpatory Lilies Shortlisted

McClelland & Stewart, Canada


Alfred A. Knopf, USA

Best Barbarian Winner

W. W. Norton & Company, USA
Warsan ShireSomali/UK

Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head

Penguin Random House Canada, Canada
Ocean VuongVietnam/USA

Time Is a Mother Shortlisted

Cape Poetry, UK
Penguin Press, USA