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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.

William Morrow

2003
Quilting the Black-eyed Pea (USA)
Nikki Giovanni

Willow Books/Aquarius Press

2015
This House, My Bones (USA)
Elmaz Abinader

Wind Publications

2004
Eve's Red Dress (USA)
Diane Lockward

Wind River Press

2004
The Startled Land (USA)
Rochelle Mass

Wingate Press

2006
Place Name (Canada)
Aidan Baker

Wings Press

2018
The Morning After (USA)
Margaret Randall
2016
Blood Flower (USA)
Pamela Uschuk
2016
Rant. Chant. Chisme. (USA)
Amalia Ortiz
2016
Soon After Rain (USA)
James Hoggard
2015
About Little Charlie Lindbergh (USA)
Margaret Randall
2015
Last Call (USA)
David Lee
2015
Ten Thousand Waves (USA)
Ping Wang
2014
Begin Here (USA)
Rosemary Catacalos
2014
Colony Collapse Disorder (USA)
Keith Flynn
2014
Strange Angels (USA)
William Pitt Root
2014
Sueno (USA)
Lorna Dee Cervantes
2014
The Rhizome as a Field of Broken Bones (USA)
Margaret Randall
2013
Dream Cabinet (USA)
Ann Fisher-Wirth
2013
Indios (USA)
Linda Hogan
2013
Wild in the Plaza of Memory (USA)
Pamela Uschak
2012
As If The Empty Chair (USA)
Margaret Randall
2012
Ciento: 100 100-Word Love Poems (USA)
Lorna Dee Cervantes
2012
Fully Into Ashes (USA)
Sofia M. Starnes
2012
The Human Condition (USA)
Paul Christensen
2010
Carta Marina: A Poem in Three Parts (USA)
Ann Fisher-Wirth
2010
Crazy Love (USA)
Pamela Uschuk
2010
Their Backs to the Sea (USA)
Margaret Randall
2010
Triangles of Light: The Edward Hopper Poems (USA)
James Hoggard
2007
Among the Angels of Memory (USA)
Laura Rocha Nakazawa, Marjorie Agosin
2007
Drive: The First Quartet (USA)
Lorna Dee Cervantes
2007
Indio Trails: A Xicano Odyssey Through Indian Country (USA)
Raul R. Salinas

Winter Goose Publishing

2013
Carry on Dancing (USA)
Heather Grace Stewart
2013
Nothing Left to Lose (USA)
Natasha Herd

Wipf and Stock Publishers

2017
The Collector of Bodies: Concern for Syria and the Middle East (USA)
Diane Glancy
2013
The Sunrise Liturgy: A Poem Sequence (USA)
Mia Anderson

Wipf and Stock Publishers/Resource Publications

2021
Detonation (USA)
R. J. Keeler
2021
Radiant Obstacles (USA)
Luke Hankins
2021
Valiant City (USA)
Santos J. Hernandez

Wisehouse/l’Aleph

2021
The Trembling Tiber: A black poet's musings on Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (USA)
Neal Hal

Wising Up Press

2015
Breathing in Portuguese, Living in English (USA)
Heather Tosteson
2012
A Hymn That Meanders (USA)
Maria Nazos

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.

2008
The Color of Light: Poems on Van Gogh's Late Paintings (USA)
Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
2005
A Slender Grace: Poems (USA)
Rod Jellema
2004
Drawn to the Light (USA)
Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
2004
Water Lines (USA)
Luci Shaw
2004
Words to God's Music: A New Book of Psalms (USA)
Laurance Wieder
2002
A Book of Hours (USA)
John Reeves

Wolfhound Press

2001
Clowns and Acrobats (Ireland)
Seamus Cashman
2001
Wrenboys Carnival (Ireland)
Gabriel Fitzmaurice

Wolsak and Wynn Publishers

2021
Cephalopography 2.0 (Canada)
Rasiqra Revulva
2021
Double Self-Portrait (Canada)
James Lindsay
2021
Moving to Climate Change Hours (Canada)
Ross Belot
2021
The Only Card in a Deck of Knives (Canada)
Lauren Turner
2020
A Very Special Episode (Canada)
Nathan Dueck
2020
Love in the Chthulucene (Cthulhucene) (Canada)
Natalee Caple
2020
The Dark Set: New Tenderman Poems (Canada)
Tim Bowling
2020
Treaty# (Canada)
Armand Garnet Ruffo
2019
Divided (Canada)
Linda Frank
2019
Listen Before Transmit (Canada)
Dani Couture
2019
Ten-Headed Alien (Canada)
David James Brock
2018
Dear Ghost (Canada)
Catherine Owen
2018
No TV for Woodpeckers (Canada)
Gary Barwin
2018
The Celery Forest (Canada)
Catherine Graham
2018
The Wolf is Back (Canada)
Robert Priest
2018
Voodoo Hypothesis (Canada)
2017
A Sparrow Came Down Resplendent (Canada)
Stuart Ross
2017
Kids in Triage (Canada)
Kilby Smith-McGregor
2014
A Nervous City (Canada)
Chris Pannell
2014
Arguments with the Lake (Canada)
Tanis Rideout
2014
Enjoy it While It Hurts (Canada)
JonArno Lawson
2014
Her Red Hair Rises with the Wings of Insects (Canada)
Catherine Graham
2014
Rosa Rosa (Canada)
Robert Priest
2014
The Civic-Mindedness of Trees (Canada)
Ken Howe
2013
Archive of the Undressed (Canada)
Jeanette Lynes
2013
Einstein's Cat (Canada)
Zoe Landale
2013
Floating Life (Canada)
Moez Surani
2013
We, Beasts (Canada)
Oana Avasilichioaei
2012
A Difficult Beauty (Canada)
David Groulx
2012
Dying a Little (Canada)
Barry Dempster
2012
Just Like Her (Canada)
Erín Moure, Louise Dupré
2012
Local News (Canada)
Glen Downie
2012
The Islands (Canada)
Oana Avasilichioaei, Louise Cotnoir
2012
Woods Wolf Girl (Canada)
Cornelia Hoogland
2011
Burning House (Canada)
Richard Lemm
2011
Hallucinations in the Alfalfa and Other Poems (Canada)
Hugh Hazelton, Griselda Garcia
2011
Night Gears (Canada)
Bren Simmers
2011
Seeing Lessons (Canada)
Catherine Owen
2011
Turning the Corner at Dusk (Canada)
Jacquie Buncel
2011
You Know Who You Are (Canada)
2010
Drive (Canada)
Chris Pannell
2010
Figuring Ground (Canada)
Robert Moore
2010
Next to Nothing (Canada)
Christina McRae
2010
Reticent Bodies (Canada)
Moez Surani
2010
The New Blue Distance (Canada)
Jeanette Lynes
2009
Dismantled Secrets (Canada)
Maxianne Berger
2009
feria: a poempark (Canada)
Oana Avasilichioaei
2009
I can still draw (Canada)
Heather Spears
2009
I thought elvis was italian (Canada)
Domenico Capilongo
2009
Once a Murderer (Canada)
Zo Landale
2009
Sister Prometheus: Discovering Marie Curie (Canada)
Douglas Burnet Smith
2008
Full Depth:The Raymond Knister Poems (Canada)
Micheline Maylor
2008
Loyalty Management (Canada)
Glen Downie
2008
My mother agrees with the dead (Canada)
Susan Stenson
2008
Selected Portraits (Canada)
Ron Charach
2008
Turning Mountain (Canada)
Paul Wilson
2007
Museum Absconditum (Canada)
Robert Moore
2007
Pink purse girl (Canada)
Susan Helwig
2007
Primer on the Hereafter (Canada)
Steve McOrmond
2007
Scoring in injury time (Canada)
Francis Sparshott
2007
Shall: (ghazals) (Canada)
Catherine Owen
2007
The fist of remembering (Canada)
Jim Nason
2006
Abandon (Canada)
Oana Avasilichioael
2006
Fabulous Freaks (Canada)
Stan Rogal
2006
Living Will: Shakespeare After Dark (Canada)
Harold Rhenisch
2006
Seal up the Thunder (Canada)
Erin Noteboom
2006
Segues (Canada)
Naomi Beth Wakan
2006
Worthy of his Fall (Canada)
Richard Harrison
2005
(alive): Selected and New Poems (Canada)
Rhea Tregebov
2005
Forever the last time (Canada)
Jim Slominski
2005
Full speed through the morning dark (Canada)
Matthew Tierney
2005
Labyrinthine (Canada)
Lesley-Anne Bourne
2005
Lean Days (Canada)
Steve McOrmond
2005
Turning dirt into jewels (Canada)
Jean Greenberg
2004
(sub rosa) (Canada)
Stan Rogal
2004
A Hat to Stop a Train (Canada)
Sheila Stewart
2004
Criminal Mountains (Canada)
John O’Neill
2004
Ghost Maps (Canada)
Erin Noteboom
2004
Learning to see in the dark (Canada)
Lorraine Janzen
2004
Left Fields (Canada)
Jeanette Lynes
2003
Desire Lines (Canada)
Glen Downie
2003
Family Fictions (Canada)
Elizabeth Rhett Woods
2003
Going to the Eyestone (Canada)
Deidre Dwyer
2003
Stormthrower (Canada)
Julia McCarthy
2003
The Violinmaker's Lament (Canada)
John Weier
2003
The Way Life Should Be (Canada)
Ken Norris
2002
Breath Takes (Canada)
Douglas Barbour
2002
Icon Driven (Canada)
Eric Folsom
2002
Some Bones and a Story (Canada)
Alice Major
2002
The Strength of Materials (Canada)
Rhea Tregebov
2002
The Wrecks of Eden (Canada)
Catherine Owen
2002
Understandign Heaven (Canada)
Stephen Guppy
2001
From an argument I?ve taken with me (Canada)
Jim Roberts
2001
The Killed (Canada)
Douglas Burnet Smith
2001
The Well: New and Selected Poems (Canada)
Kenneth Sherman

Wolsak and Wynn Publishers/Buckrider Books

2019
Some of Us and Most of You Are Dead (Canada)
Peter Norman
2019
We Like Feelings. We Are Serious (Canada)
Julie McIsaac
2017
Love, Despite the Ache (Canada)
Chris Pannell
2017
On Not Losing My Father's Ashes in the Flood (Canada)
Richard Harrison
2017
The Description of the World (Canada)
Johanna Skibsrud
2016
Bedlam Cowslip: The John Clare Poems (Canada)
Jeanette Lynes
2016
Our Inland Sea (Canada)
James Lindsay
2016
Thrillows & Despairos (Canada)
Chris Chambers
2016
Unquiet Bones (Canada)
Peter Midgley
2016
Vesuvius (Canada)
Hugh Hazelton, Zulmira Ribeiro Tavares
2016
We Can't Ever Do This Again (Canada)
Amber McMillan
2015
Everyone is CO2 (Canada)
David James Brock
2015
Invasive Species (Canada)
Claire Caldwell
2015
Mr. Sapiens (Canada)
Jesse Patrick Ferguson
2015
The Stag Head Spoke (Canada)
Erina Harris

Woodley & Watts

2003
A Bulldog's Guide to Small Engine Repair (Canada)
Portlin Cochise

Word Galaxy/Able Muse Press

2018
Reassurance in Negative Space (USA)
Elizabyth A. Hiscox

Wordsmith Publishers/First Imprint

2015
Hundred Epilogues (India)
Jyotishman Debnath

WordTech Communications LLC

2005
Ikaros (USA)
Constantine Contogenis
2005
The Angle of Sharpest Ascending (USA)
Ingrid Wendt

WordTech Communications LLC/Cherry Grove Collections

2017
Into A New Country (USA)
Deborah Fleming