The Griffin Poetry Prize 2008 Anthology
Edited by George Bowering
Publication Date June 01, 2008
The best books of poetry published in English internationally and in Canada are honoured each year with the Griffin Poetry Prize. The 2008 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology includes poems from the exceptional books shortlisted by judges George Bowering, James Lasdun, and Pura Lopez Colome. The poems in the 2008 anthology are selected and introduced by Bowering, the Canadian member of the jury.
Royalties from the sales of the anthologies are donated to UNESCO's World Poetry Day.
George Bowering is the award-winning author of more than forty books, including novels, stories, and poetry collections. His poetry collection Changing on the Fly was a Griffin Prize finalist in 2005.