The 2009 Canadian and international shortlists for the Griffin Poetry Prize were announced on Tuesday, April 7 by Scott Griffin, founder of The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry and David Young, trustee. We're thrilled to report that Jeramy Dodds's Crabwise to the Hounds was selected with the following citation from the judges:
Hosted by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, the Speaker's Book Award recognizes works by Ontario authors that reflects the diverse culture and rich history of the province and of its residents. The winner will be announced in March 2016.
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