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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.

CavanKerry Press

2018
A Car Stops and a Door Opens (USA)
Christopher Bursk
2018
Abloom & Awry (USA)
Tina Kelley
2018
Miss August (USA)
Nin Andrews

Center For Literary Publishing at CSU

2018
Escape Velocity (USA)
Bonnie Arning
2018
Instead of Dying (USA)
Lauren Haldeman

Chatto & Windus

2018
A Herring Famine (UK)
Adam O’Riordan
2018
Kumukanda (UK)
Kayo Chingonyi

China Development Press

2018
A Place Far From Everything (China)
Zhu Qinzhe, Yu Lian

Cinco Puntos Press

2018
The Last Cigarette on Earth (USA)
Benjamin Alire Saenz

Cissus World Press

2018
Soul toSong (USA)
Benjamin Kwakye

City Lights Publishers

2018 Shortlisted
2018
Invocation to Daughters (USA)
Barbara Jane Reyes

Coach House Books

2018
Cheer Up, Jay Ritchie (Canada)
Jay Ritchie
2018
Common Place (Canada)
Sarah Pinder
2018
Dead White Men (Canada)
Shane Rhodes
2018
DrakkarNoir (Canada)
2018
Feel Happier in Nine Seconds (Canada)
Linda Besner
2018
My Ariel (Canada)
Sina Queyras

Coffee House Press

2018
Beneath the Spanish (USA)
2018
Fugitive, in Full View (USA)
Jack Marshall
2018
Good Stock Strange Blood (USA)
Dawn Lundy Martin
2018
Make Yourself Happy (USA)
Eleni Sikelianos
2018
Thousand Star Hotel (USA)
Bao Phi
2018
Thousands (USA)
Lightsey Darst

Copper Canyon Press

2018
Barbie Chang (USA)
2018
blud (USA)
Rachel McKibbens
2018
Book of Twilight (USA)
William O’Daly, Pablo Neruda
2018
Early Hour (USA)
Michael McGriff
2018 Shortlisted
2018
Late Empire (USA)
Lisa Olstein
2018
Maps (USA)
John Freeman
2018
One Man's Dark (USA)
Maurice Manning
2018
Patient Zero (USA)
2018
Saudade (USA)
Traci Brimhall
2018
Self-Portrait As Wikipedia Entry (USA)
Dean Rader
2018
The Silence that Remains (USA)
2018
Together and By Ourselves (USA)
Alex Dimitrov
2018
Unaccompanied (USA)
Javier Zamora

Coteau Books

2018
breathing at dusk (Canada)
Beth Goobie

DC Books

2018
Excitement Tax (Canada)
John Emil Vincent

Diode Editions

2018
Starlight & Error (USA)
Remica Bingham-Risher

ECW Press/a misFit book

2018
Bicycle Thieves (Canada)
Mary di Michele
2018
Dazzle Ships (Canada)
Jamie Sharpe
2018
Panicle (Canada)
Gillian Sze
2018
Quick (Canada)
George Murray
2018
The Cloud Versus Grand Unification Theory (Canada)
Chris Banks

Ekstasis Editions

2018
A Year of Mornings (Canada)
Andrea McKenzie Raine
2018
Blackfoot Country (Canada)
Walter Hildebrandt
2018
Bothism (Canada)
Tanya Evanson
2018
Climbing Knocknarea (Canada)
Lesley Choyce
2018
Daring Touch (Canada)
Antonio D’Alfonso, Louise Cotnoir
2018
Hive (Canada)
Randy Kohan
2018
Missing Pieces (Canada)
Ken Cathers
2018
New Shoes on Scorched Earth (Canada)
Donald Winkler, Michel Albert
2018
On Love (Canada)
Antonio D’Alfonso, Jack Keguenne
2018
Persian Pony (Canada)
Michael McClure
2018
Poems at my Doorstep (Canada)
Ajmer Rode
2018
Romancing Eternity (Canada)
Ilya Tourtidis
2018
Song of the Open Sea (Canada)
Jill Varley, Joanne Morency
2018
The Art of Disappearing (Canada)
Patrice Desbiens
2018
The Bell You Hardly Hear (Canada)
Marjorie Bruhmuller
2018
The DNA of NHL (Canada)
Stephen Roxborough
2018
The False Mirror (Canada)
Blaine Greenwood
2018
The Man Who Best Drew Women (Canada)
Martin Gray
2018
The Medusa Glance (Canada)
Manolis
2018
The Nakedness Defense (Canada)
Bill Wolak
2018
The Water Poems (Canada)
Candice James
2018
Wabakin, or Four Windows Onto Snow (Canada)
Donald Winkler, Celyne Fortin

Epic Rites Press

2018
Burning the Evidence (USA)
Todd Cirillo

Etruscan Press

2018
Luz Bones (USA)
Myrna Stone
2018
One Turn Around the Sun (USA)
Tim Seibles

Exile Editions

2018
In the Days of the Cotton Wind and the Sparrow (Canada)
Rafi Aaron
2018
Oblique Verdicts (Canada)
James Clarke

Eyewear Publishing

2018
American Purgatory (UK)
Rebecca Gayle Howell
2018
Dream - beauty - Psycho (UK)
Todd Swift
2018
Fight Songs (UK)
Cal Freeman
2018
Fortune Cookie (UK)
Jenna Clake
2018
Glenn Gould's Chair (UK)
Mandy Kahn
2018
Weemoed (UK)
Tim Dooley

Faber & Faber

2018
Salt (UK)
2018
The Noise of a Fly (UK)
Douglas Dunn