The 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology: A Selection of the Shortlist by Ian WilliamsThe 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology: A Selection of the Shortlist by Ian Williams

The 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology: A Selection of the Shortlist

EditorIan Williams, Sarah Howe, Ben Lerner

Paperback | June 5, 2018

Pricing and Purchase Info

$18.35 online 
$19.95 list price save 8%
Earn 92 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

The highly anticipated annual anthology of the best Canadian and international poetry.

Each year, the best books of poetry published in English internationally and in Canada are honoured with the Griffin Poetry Prize, one of the world's most prestigious and richest literary awards. Since 2001 this annual prize has tremendously spurred interest in and recognition of poetry, focusing worldwide attention on the formidable talent of poets writing in English and works in translation. Each year The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology features the work of the extraordinary poets shortlisted for the awards and introduces us to some of the finest poems in their collections.

IAN WILLIAMS is the author of Personals, shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize and the Robert Kroetsch Poetry Book Award; Not Anyone's Anything, winner of the Danuta Gleed Literary Award for the best first collection of short fiction in Canada; and You Know Who You Are, a finalist for the ReLit Prize for poetry. His first novel, Rep...
Loading
Title:The 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology: A Selection of the ShortlistFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:120 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:June 5, 2018Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1487003846

ISBN - 13:9781487003845

Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"The world's premier international poetry prize." - Maclean's "The Griffin Poetry Prize is a rich tribute to an art form largely and stupidly ignored by the public . . . an annual report on the state of the poetry nation." - Globe and Mail "The Olympics of poetry." - Sylvia Fraser, Toronto Life "Already of the first calibre - a great shortlist, great judges, great trustees, great intent." - National Post "I am very pleased to have been able to help with the inception of this important prize. Poetry is at the heart of language; it's good to see it given the recognition it deserves." - Margaret Atwood on the inaugural 2001 anthology