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Poetry In Motion Fundraiser

By Contemporary Verse 2
We're excited to announce our Poetry in Motion Fundraiser! This event will be held virtually from June 6-12. Join us...

BIPOC Writers Intensive

By Contemporary Verse 2
Announcing CV2's first BIPOC Writers Intensive of 2022! This free workshop will be held in Winnipeg May 14-15. Open to...

Sick Poetics Issue Launch

By Contemporary Verse 2
Save the date! We'll be launching Sick Poetics on Thursday, May 5th, at 7pm CT over Zoom Register now at...

2021 Foster Poetry Prize Winner

By Contemporary Verse 2
We're thrilled to announce the winner and honourable mentions for the 2021 Foster Poetry Prize, as selected by Jónína Kirton!...

2021 Foster Poetry Prize Shortlist

By Contemporary Verse 2
We're thrilled to announce the shortlist for the 2021 Foster Poetry Prize, as selected by our wonderful judge, Jónína Kirton!...

Daddy Issue Launch

By Contemporary Verse 2
Daddy's coming out! Join us Thursday, February 3rd at 7:00 p.m. CST for the launch of this special issue. The...

We’re Hiring!

By Contemporary Verse 2
CV2 is looking for a dedicated, arts-minded individual living in Winnipeg to join our small and mighty team as Assistant...

Contest Winner Profile: Doyali Islam

By Contemporary Verse 2
The lovely Doyali Islam, 2015 winner of the Foster Poetry Prize, is here to encourage you to submit to this...

Contest Winner Profile: Jake Byrne

By Contemporary Verse 2
Meet Jake Byrne, winner of the 2019 Foster Poetry Prize! Jake writes beautiful poetry and funny tweets (@jakebyrnewrites) and will...