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2024 Announcements

Mark your calendars for these important announcements.

March 20, 2024

Griffin Poetry Prize Longlist of announced

April 17, 2024

Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist announced

May 29, 2024

Canadian First Book Prize winner announced

June 5, 2024

Griffin Poetry Prize Winner and Lifetime Recognition Award recipient announced


News Archive

Announcing the 2024 Judges

TORONTO – October 4, 2023 – The Griffin Poetry Prize is pleased to announce that A. F. Moritz (Canada), Jan Wagner (Germany), and Anne Waldman (USA) are the judges for the 2024 …

2023 Griffin Poetry Prize Winner

TORONTO – June 7, 2023 –The Griffin Poetry Prize is pleased to announce the 2023 winner, Best Barbarian by Roger Reeves, who received C$130,000 in prize money. The other finalists …

2023 Canadian First Book Prize Winner

TORONTO – May 17, 2023 – The Griffin Poetry Prize is pleased to announce that Emily Riddle, author of The Big Melt, is the winner of the 2023 …

2023 Shortlist Announcement

TORONTO – April 19, 2023 – The Griffin Poetry Prize is pleased to announce the 2023 Shortlist.   Judges Nikola Madzirov (Macedonia), Gregory Scofield (Canada), …