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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.

University of Queensland Press

2012
Another Babylon (Australia)
Vladislav (Vlanes) Nekliaev
2012
Ashes in the Air (Australia)
Ali Alizadeh
2012
Surface to Air (Australia)
Jaya Savige

University of Santo Tomas Publishing House

2012
Alien to Any Skin (Philippines)
Jim Pascual Agustin
2012
Tales of the Spiderwoman (Philippines)
Merlie M. Alunan

Vehicule Press/Signal Editions

2012
Gift Horse (Canada)
Mark Callanan
2012
Skullduggery (Canada)
Asa Boxer
2012
Spinning Side Kick (Canada)
Anita Lahey
2012
The ID Kid (Canada)
Linda Besner

Victoria University Press

2012
The movie may be slightly different (New Zealand)
Vincent O’Sullivan

W. W. Norton & Company

2012
Aftermath (USA)
Sandra M. Gilbert
2012
Ghost in a Red Hat (USA)
Rosanna Warren
2012
Here and Now (USA)
Stephen Dunn
2012
Illuminations (USA)
John Ashbery, Arthur Rimbaud
2012
Once (USA)
Meghan O’Rourke
2012 Shortlisted
2012
Talking into the Ear of a Donkey (USA)
Robert Bly
2012
The Book of Men (USA)
Dorianne Laux
2012
The Trouble Ball (USA)
Martin Espada
2012
Tonight No Poetry Will Serve (USA)
Adrienne Rich
2012
Traveling Light (USA)
Linda Pastan

Wake Forest University Press

2012
A Hundred Doors (USA)

Waterloo Press

2012
the waltz in my blood (UK)
Mario Petrucci

Wave Books

2012
Destroyer and Preserver (USA)
2012
I Heart Your Fate (USA)
Anthony McCann
2012
Notes from Irrelevance (USA)
Anselm Berrigan
2012
The Bigger World (USA)
Noelle Kocot

Weldon Publications, Inc.

2012
The Wildest Yarn of the West and 'Bedtime' Stories for Grownups (USA)
Ray Ward

Wesleyan University Press

2012
Address (USA)
Elizabeth Willis
2012
Money Shot (USA)
Rae Armantrout
2012
Solar Throat Slashed (USA)
Clayton Eshleman, A. James Arnold, Aime Cesaire
2012
Songs and Stories of the Ghouls (USA)
2012
the new black (USA)
Evie Shockley
2012
Things Come On (USA)
Joseph Harrington
2012
Threshold Songs (USA)
Peter Gizzi

Whirlybird Press

2012
Hemmingway: A Desperate Life (USA)
David Ray

Wings Press

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

Wising Up Press

2012
A Hymn That Meanders (USA)
Maria Nazos

Wolsak and Wynn Publishers

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

Yale University Press

2012
Radial Symmetry (USA)
Katherine Larson

Your Scrivener Press

2012
There are many ways to die while travelling in Peru (Canada)
Alanna F. Bondar

Zephyr Press

2012
Approaching You in English (USA)
Lisa Katz, Admiel Kosman
2012
Black Square (USA)
Antonia Lloyd-Jones, Tadeusz Dabrowski
2012
The Changing Room (USA)
Andrea Lingenfelter, Zhai Yongming

Zone 3 Press

2012
The Glass Club (USA)
Amanda Auchter