Post: Time is the International Winner of the 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize!

Congratulations to Etel Adnan & Sarah Riggs! Time is the International winner of the 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize, receiving $65,000 in prize money. From the Judges’ Citation from the shortlist announcement: “‘I say that I’m not afraid/of dying because I haven’t/ yet had the experience/ of death’ writes Etel Adnan in the opening poem to Time. What […]

Post: Time Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize!

Congratulations to Etel Adnan & Sarah Riggs! Time is shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize. From the announcement: “Judges Paula Meehan (Ireland), Kei Miller (Jamaica/UK), and Hoa Nguyen (Canada) each read 572 books of poetry, from 14 countries, including 37 translations. The two winners, on Tuesday, May 19, will each be awarded $65,000. The other […]

Post: Sarah Riggs: Five Questions on Etel Adnan’s TIME

This month here at Nightboat we have the pleasure of releasing a new English translation of the beloved and inimitable painter-poet-philosopher Etel Adnan’s “TIME,” orginally written in the French. Born of a series of postcard correspondences between Adnan and her friend, Tunisian artist Khaled Najar, “TIME” enfolds forms both familiar and new as Adnan poetically […]