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“Black Alive & Looking Back at You” Launch

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Join us this Thursday, July 22 at 7pm CT for the Zoom launch of our summer issue, Black Alive &...

People’s Choice — 2021 2-Day Poem Contest

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Before we can announce the winners of this year's 2-Day Poem Contest, we need your help determining who will win...

Announcement — 2021 Contest Judge

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We're so excited to announce that Jónína Kirton will be our judge for this year's contest formerly known as the...

The Contest Formerly Known as the Young Buck Poetry Prize

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Over the past few months, we at CV2 have been listening to the vital conversations happening within the literary community...

Nomination – Manitoba Magazine of the Year

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In wonderful news, CV2 is a finalist for the Manitoba Magazine of the Year Award from the Alberta Magazine Publishers...

CV2 Coffee House Fundraiser

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CV2 is pleased to invite you to a Coffee House and Fundraiser, held via Zoom at 7:00pm on April 30th,...

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

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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...