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2S + QTBIPOC Bodies

Winter 2021. Vol. 43 No.3



By Elaine van der Geld
On the overpass above the QEW, / we dangled our wishbone arms over the green / metal rail. Cars coursed like blood in the lanes. / Your skinny shoulder against mine made...

Jet Lagged

By Izza Hassan
My mother never went outside / something about the sun, her skin / so I studied sacred geometry / and pedaled our personal ozone / round and round on my banana-seat /...
Contest Winner

Products of Scientific Notation

By Sarah Wishloff
                                                        You remember learning the...


Conversations with Natasha Ramoutar and Tazi Rodrigues

Interviewed by Contemporary Verse 2

An Interview with Angeline Schellenberg

Interviewed by Sharon Caseburg

An Interview with Richard Osler

Interviewed by Clarise Foster


2020 Young Buck Poetry Prize Winner

By Contemporary Verse 2
We are so pleased to share the winner and honourable mentions of the 2020 Young Buck Poetry Prize, as selected...

2020 Young Buck Poetry Prize Shortlist

By Contemporary Verse 2
We’re thrilled to announce the shortlist for the 2020 Young Buck Poetry Prize, as selected by our wonderful judge, Terese...

2020 2-Day Poem Contest Winners

By Contemporary Verse 2
Our judge this year was Jocelyn Anderson (who won first place in the 2019 contest) and the ten words for...