Saturday, June 14, 2008

Congrats to John Ashbery and Robin Blaser

PWB sends our congratulations out to John Ashbery and Robin Blaser who both won the Griffen Poetry Prize. The Griffin Poetry Prize Awards give $50,000 to the best book of Canadian poetry and $50,000 to the best book of international poetry published in English the preceding year.

John Ashbery won for Ashbery's Notes From the Air: Selected Later Poems and Robin Blaser won for The Holy Forest: Collected Poems of Robin Blaser.

Congrats, poets!


janetleigh said...

Congrats to both! Shall have to check out their work..:)

Lisa Allender said...

Am looking forward to the "forest" book. Have heard great stuff 'bout it!
I just started a second Blog--this one under "Poets Who Blog". It is called "Practice What You Peace".