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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.

Dolce Book Publishing Inc.

2009
The Corpocracy (Canada)
Don Fabro

Eastern Washington University Press

2009
My Piece of the Puzzle (USA)
Doren Robbins
2009
This Dirty Little Heart (USA)
B. T. Shaw

ECW Press/a misFit book

2009
Augustine in Carthage and other poems (Canada)
Alessandro Porco
2009
Reading the Bible Backwards (Canada)
Robert Priest
2009
The North End Poems (Canada)
Michael Knox
2009
wasps in a golden dream hum a strange music (Canada)
Asher Ghaffar

Ekstasis Editions

2009
Coming Down the Pike (Canada)
David Watmough
2009
Finding Louis O'Soup (Canada)
Walter Hildebrandt
2009
Poetaster! (Canada)
Leopold McGinnis
2009
Sass 'n Pass (Canada)
Stephen Bett
2009
Sharav (Canada)
Dvora Levin
2009
Shifting (Canada)
Anne Swannell
2009
Straw Things (Canada)
Charles Tidler
2009
The Discipline of Ice (Canada)
Lesley Choyce
2009
The Emerald Hour (Canada)
Richard Stevenson
2009
The Plastic Heart (Canada)
John Carroll
2009
The Seduction of the Written Word (Canada)
Lala Heine-Koehn

Elixir Press

2009
A Witch's Dictionary (USA)
Sarah Kennedy
2009
Cities of Flesh and the Dead (USA)
Diann Blakely
2009
The Halo Rule (USA)
Teresa Leo

EM Press

2009
Everyday People (USA)
Kevin Coval

Enitharmon Press

2009
After the Dancing Dogs (UK)
Michael Henry
2009
Circling the Core (UK)
Myra Schneider
2009
Family Values (UK)
Maureen Duffy
2009
Out of the Blue (UK)
Simon Armitage
2009
Supreme Being (UK)
Martha Kapos
2009
The Alice Trap (UK)
Kate Rhodes
2009
The Mercury Fountain (UK)
Gregory Warren Wilson
2009
The Secret Frontiers (UK)
Judy Gahagan

Exile Editions

2009
Precordian Thump (Canada)
Zoe Whittall
2009
The Delicate Line (Canada)
Robert Colman

Faber & Faber

2009
Mandeville (UK)
Matthew Francis
2009 Shortlisted

Falbard Press

2009
Night Journey (UK)
Josephine Dickinson

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

2009
Classical Chinese Poetry (USA)
David Hinton
2009
Eternal Enemies (USA)
Clare Cavanagh, Adam Zagajewski
2009
King of A Hundred Horsemen (USA)
Marilyn Hacker, Marie Etienne
2009
Same Life (USA)
Maureen N. McLane
2009
Warhorses (USA)
2009
Watching the Spring Festival (USA)
Frank Bidart

Fence Books

2009
19 Names for Our Band (USA)
Jibade-Khalil Huffman
2009
Collapsible Poetics Theater (USA)
Rodrigo Toscano
2009
Rogue Hemlocks (USA)
Carl Martin
2009
Star In the Eye (USA)
James Shea
2009
The Method (USA)
Sasha Steensen
2009
The Orphan & Its Relations (USA)
Elizabeth Robinson
2009
Unspoiled Air (USA)
Kaisa Ullsvik Miller

Fitzhenry & Whiteside

2009
Sky Atlas (Canada)
Alan Wilson
2009
The Day in Moss (Canada)
Eric Miller

Four Way Books

2009
National Anthem (USA)
Kevin Prufer

Freehand Books/Broadview Press

2009
It's Hard Being Queen: The Dusty Springfield Poems (Canada)
Jeanette Lynes

Frontenac House

2009
Autopsy of a Turvy World (Canada)
Sheri-D Wilson
2009
Pavlov's Elephant (Canada)
Rosalee van Stelten
2009
she is reading her blanket with her hands (Canada)
Sharron Proulx-Turner
2009
Water Strider (Canada)
Karen Hofmann
2009
Wiser Pills (Canada)
Richard Stevenson

Gaspereau Press

2009
During (Canada)
Karen Houle
2009
Late Nights with Wild Cowboys (Canada)
Johanna Skibsrud

George Ronald Publisher Ltd.

2009
The Art of Nesting (UK)
Sandra Lynn Hutchison

Ghana Publishing Company Ltd.

2009
Mandela The Spear and Other Poems (Ghana)
Atukwei Okai

Godine/Black Sparrow Books

2009
Metropolitan Tang (USA)
Linda Bamber