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Instituted in 2006, the Griffin trustees present a Lifetime Recognition Award on a periodic basis to international artists working in poetry.

2023 – Fanny Howe

On June 7, Fanny Howe received our Lifetime Recognition Award at the 2023 Griffin Poetry Prize Readings. Griffin trustee Carolyn Forché paid tribute to this remarkable poet who is “most at home in bewilderment.” Biography of Fanny Howe Born in Buffalo, New York, in 1940, Fanny Howe grew up in …   Read more

Lifetime Recognition Archive