2020 Young Buck Poetry Prize Winner

We are so pleased to share the winner and honourable mentions of the 2020 Young Buck Poetry Prize, as selected by judge Terese Mason Pierre! Amal Nura will be awarded $1000 and publication in CV2 for her winning poem, “fiera,” while our four honourable mentions will be awarded $150 each and publication in CV2 as well. Many thanks, once again, to Terese for all her hard work, and congratulations to these fine poets!

Young Buck Poetry Prize 2020


“fiera” by Amal Nura

Honourable Mentions 

“How to grow fennel” by Evan J

“If not trees” by Carolyn Nakagawa

“Tether” by Tharuna Abbu

“Try this game at home” by Joshua Wales