Night of the Republic, by poet and faculty member Alan Shapiro, is one of four international poetry collections shortlisted for the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize, the world’s largest prize for a single collection of poetry written in or translated into English.  The winner will be announced in Toronto on June 13th.

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Faculty member Heather McHugh, along with Nikolai Popov, won the Griffin Prize in 2001 as the translators for Glottal Stop: 101 Poems by Paul Celan (2004, Wesleyan). For more information visit griffinpoetryprize.com

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