The biennial Claire Harris Poetry Prize will be awarded to a Black, Indigenous, or racialized writer for a full-length debut poetry collection.
The $60,000 prize was awarded at a private dinner in Toronto on November 28.
Winners were announced at a ceremony in Toronto on November 21.
Vaillant was awarded the £50,000 2023 prize for his book Fire Weather.
Bernstein was named the winner of the $100,000 prize at an award ceremony in Toronto on November 8.
The winner of the $30,000 was announced at an event in Toronto on November 8.
Branigan won the $75,000 (U.S.) prize for her book Red Memory: Living, Remembering and Forgetting China’s Cultural Revolution.
Winners each receive $25,000 and publishers of the winning books each receive $3,000 to promote the title.