Tuesday, June 18, 2013

News at Eleven: Canadian poet David McFadden won

for "What's The Score?" and Palestinian Ghassan Zaqtan won the International Prize for his "Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me."

The winners of the Griffin Prize, founded in 2000 by businessman Scott Griffin, each were awarded $65,000. The prize is for first edition books of poetry and are submitted globally.

from Digital Journal: David McFadden and Ghassan Zaqtan win 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize
then The Toronto Star: David W. McFadden shocked to win $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize at gala
then The Globe and Mail: The Griffin Prize: A Canadian category has no rhyme or reason


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