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Previous Submissions

The Griffin Poetry Prize receives hundreds of entries from publishers around the world and the information is available in this database, which is updated in April annually.

Ekstasis Editions

2008
1970: a novel poem (Canada)
Elizabeth Rhett Woods
2008
Blues for the Grauballeman (Canada)
Ken Cathers
2008
Hierarchy of Loss (Canada)
Steven McCabe
2008
Kites (Canada)
George Whipple
2008
Ordinary Days (Canada)
Cornelia C. Hornosty
2008
Paper Trombones: notes on poetics (Canada)
Mike Doyle
2008
splitting the heart (Canada)
Janet Marie Rogers
2008
The Eye on Fire (Canada)
A. F. Moritz, Ludwig Zeller
2008
Wintering (Canada)
Rosemary Blake

Exile Editions

2008
Arithmetic of Surrender (Canada)
Tana Runyan
2008
Asterisks (Canada)
David Wevill
2008
Green (Canada)
Marilyn Bowering
2008
Mooncalves (Canada)
Kathleen McCracken
2008
Peindicy (Canada)
Mike Scertzer
2008
Tom Thomson in Purgatory (Canada)
Troy Jollimore

Faber & Faber

2008
Collected Poems (UK)
Paul Auster
2008
Crocodiles and Obelisks (UK)
Jamie McKendrick
2008
Look We Have Coming To Dover! (UK)
Daljit Nagra
2008
On Purpose (UK)
Nick Laird
2008 Shortlisted
2008
Sir Gawain and The Green Knight (UK)
Simon Armitage, Gawain Poet
2008
The Holy Land (UK)
Maurice Riordan

factory school

2008
Chanteuse/Cantatrice
Catherine Daly

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

2008
Blackbird and Wolf (USA)
Henri Cole
2008
Gulf Music (USA)
Robert Pinsky
2008
Littlefoot (USA)
2008
Quiver of Arrows (USA)
2008
Wideawake Field (USA)
Eliza Griswold

Fence Books

2008
Bad Bad (USA)
Chelsey Minnis
2008
Infamous Landscapes (USA)
Prageeta Sharma
2008
Structure of the Embryonic Rat Brain (USA)
Christopher Janke

Fitzhenry & Whiteside

2008
Crown and Ribs (Canada)
Blaise Moritz
2008
Recollected Poems 1951-2004 (Canada)
Daryl Hine

Five Islands Press

2008
Mr Wittgenstein's Lion (Australia)
Kevin Brophy
2008
Nowhere To Go (Australia)
Alan Loney
2008
The Sweeping Plain (Australia)
Michael Sharkey
2008
Transit (Australia)
Mike Ladd
2008
Uncommon Light (Australia)
Brook Emery
2008
Uplands (Australia)
Louise Crisp

Frontenac House

2008
Contrary Infatuations (Canada)
Dymphny Dronyk
2008
Impersonating Flowers (Canada)
David Bateman
2008
She Dreams In Red (Canada)
Alexis Kienlen
2008
The Bride Anthology (Canada)
Patria Rivera

Gaspereau Press

2008
Actualities (Canada)
Monica Kidd
2008
Broken Vessel: Thirty-five Days in the Desert (Canada)
Harry Thurston
2008
The Alma Elegies (Canada)
Allan Cooper
2008
Trudeau: Long March, Shining Path (Canada)
George Elliott Clarke

Giramondo Publishing

2008
An Illustrated History of Dairies (Australia)
Joanne Burns
2008
Not Finding Wittgenstein (Australia)
J. S. Harry

Godine

2008
Toad to a Nightingale (USA)
Brad Leithauser

Gomer Press

2008
Going Gentle (UK)
Fiona Owen
2008
Trouble in Heaven (UK)
John Barnie

Goose Lane Editions

2008
Beatitudes (Canada)
Jo-Anne Elder, Herménégilde Chiasson
2008
Falsework (Canada)
Gary Geddes
2008
The Sweet Fuels (Canada)
Erin Knight

Gores Press

2008
If Only (Malaysia)
Shahril Nizam

Graywolf Press

2008
Duende (USA)
2008
Elegy (USA)
Mary Jo Bang
2008
Meanwhile Take My Hand (USA)
Elizabeth Macklin, Kirmen Uribe
2008
Modern Life (USA)
Matthea Harvey
2008
The Kitchen Sink: New & Selected Poems 1972-2007 (USA)
Albert Goldbarth
2008
The Lyrics (USA)
2008
The Resurrection Trade (USA)
Leslie Adrienne Miller

Guernica Editions

2008
All that lies between us (Canada)
Maria Mazziotti Gillan
2008
Lessons of Chaos and Disaster (Canada)
Catherine Black
2008
Selected Poems (Canada)
Laurence Hutchman
2008
Seventeen Trees (Canada)
Marianne Micros
2008
Subway Medusa (Canada)
Clara Blackwood
2008
The Night will be insistent (Canada)
Daniel Sloate, Denise Desautels

Hagios Press

2008
Accidental Animals (Canada)
Michael Trussler
2008
Erratic (Canada)
Donna Kane
2008
Hands Reaching in Water (Canada)
Gary Hyland
2008
The Pear Orchard (Canada)
Joanne Weber

Hanging Loose Press

2008
Boy Drinkers (USA)
Terence Winch
2008
Cadenza (USA)
Charles North
2008
Doing 70 (USA)
Hettie Jones
2008
My Body: New and Selected Poems (USA)
Joan Larkin
2008
Overnight (USA)
Paul Violi

Harbor Mountain Press

2008
Be that Empty (USA)
Alice B. Fogel