The 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology: A Selection of the Shortlist by Kim Maltman

The 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology: A Selection of the Shortlist

EditorKim Maltman

Paperback | June 4, 2019

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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.

KIM MALTMAN is a poet, theoretical particle physicist, and occasional translator who has published five books of solo poetry, over two hundred papers in the scientific literature, and three books of collaborative poetry, most recently Box Kite, published in 2016. In addition to recent solo work which has appeared under a variety of het...
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Title:The 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology: A Selection of the ShortlistFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:120 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:120 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inPublished:June 4, 2019Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

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Editorial Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE GRIFFIN POETRY PRIZE"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