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...
Author: McKay, Don, Cook, MéiraSummary:
This volume features thirty-five of Don McKay’s best poems, which are selected with a contextualizing introduction by Méira Cook that probes wilderness and representation in McKay, and the canny,...
Author: Nguyen, HoaSummary:
The poems in Violet Energy Ingots contain a sense of dis-ease, rupture, things frayed, and grief—as love shimmers the edges. Ryo Yamaguchi describes Nguyen’s writing as “a kind of stuttering with...
Author: Avison, MargaretSummary:
Winner of the 2003 Griffin Poetry Prize and of the 2003 CAA Jack Chalmers Poetry Award and Globe 100 book for 2003
“…Margaret Avison is a national treasure. For many decades she has forged...
Author: Babstock, KenSummary:
Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize and the Trillium Book Award Marooned in the shiftless, unnamed space between a map of the world and a world of false maps, the poems in Methodist Hatchet...
Author: Solie, KarenSummary:
Winner of the 2002 Dorothy Livesay Award for Poetry (BC Book Prizes), shortlisted for the 2002 Griffin Poetry Prize, the 2002 Gerald Lampert Award for first book and longlisted for the 2002 ReLit...
Author: Solie, KarenSummary:
Karen Solie launched to prominence with her first collection of poems, Short Haul Engine (2001), finalist for the Griffin Poetry Prize and winner of many other awards and citations. She continued...
Author: Joseph, EveSummary:
WINNER, 2019 GRIFFIN POETRY PRIZE
The poems in this collection reach for something other than truth, the marvelous. Leaves fall out of coat sleeves, Gandhi swims in Burrard Inlet. The...
Author: Bök, ChristianSummary:
Winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize (2002) The word ‘eunoia,’ which literally means ‘beautiful thinking,’ is the shortest word in English that contains all five vowels. Directly inspired by the...
Author: Dodds, JeramySummary:
Winner of the Trillium Book Award for Poetry Nominated for the Griffin Poetry Prize and the Gerald Lampert Award. With cameos by jackalopes, Glenn Gould, homemade spaceships and Carl Linnaeus,...
Author: Brandt, DiSummary:
Nominated for a Griffin Poetry Prize. In Now You Care, her fifth collection of poetry, Di Brandt voices a passionate argument against environmental degradation and a plea for psychic...
Author: Gernes, Ulrikka S., Friesen, Patrick, Brask, PerSummary:
Finalist for the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize
The English translation of new work from a celebrated Danish poet.
Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments is a collection...
Author: Hall, KateSummary:
Winner of the 2010 A. M. Klein Poetry Prize Shortlisted for the 2010 Griffin Poetry Prize Descartes asked, How can I know that I am not now dreaming? The Certainty Dream poses similar questions...
Author: Brand, DionneSummary:
A startlingly original work about the act of writing itself from Griffin Poetry Prize--winner Dionne Brand. An essential observer of our time and one of the most accomplished poets writing today,...
Author: Belcourt, Billy-RaySummary:
In the follow-up to his Griffin Poetry Prize-winning collection, This Wound is a World, Billy-Ray Belcourt aims more of an anthropological eye at the contours of NDN and queer social worlds to...