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Eve Joseph on winning the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize

Eve Joseph joins guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe live in the q studio to talk about winning the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize for her poetry collection, Quarrels.
Quarrels is a poetry collection by Eve Joseph. (evejoseph.wordpress.com, Anvil Press)
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Last night, the Griffin Poetry Prize — one of Canada's most prestigious literary awards — was given out. Every year, the prize goes to one Canadian and one international poet, who are each awarded $65,000, in addition to a much wider audience for their poetry. 

This year's Canadian winner is a poet from Victoria named Eve Joseph, who won for her collection Quarrels. Today, she joins guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe live in the q studio to talk about her big win.

— Produced by Vanessa Greco

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