Canadian, American Poets Win $50,000 Griffin Prize

“A Rhode Island academic described as ‘America’s most original daring and scary poet’ won the 2009 Griffin Prize for international poetry at a ceremony in Toronto Wednesday night.” C.D. Wright snagged the award for her “Rising, Falling, Hovering.” “Toronto poet A.F. Moritz won the prize awarded annually to a Canadian poet for his work The Sentinel.”