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York alumni shortlisted for prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize

York alumni shortlisted for prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize

Canadian poets and York University alumni Canisia Lubrin and Yusuf Saadi have been shortlisted for the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize. Widely considered the most prestigious poetry award in Canada, the Griffin family gives out two prizes annually: one to a Canadian poet and one to an international poet.

Lubrin and Saadi are graduates of York’s Creative Writing program in the Department of English, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. https://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2021/04/25/york-alumni-shortlisted-for-prestigious-griffin-poetry-prize/

Y. Saadi