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Reader Lineup: Fall Issue Launch

By Contemporary Verse 2
We're thrilled to announce the stellar lineup of contributors who will be reading at next Thursday's Zoom launch for the...

Contest Winner Profile: Joseph Kidney

By Contemporary Verse 2
Continuing on with our profiles of past winners of the Foster Poetry Prize, this week we have 2018 winner Joseph...

Fall Issue Launch

By Contemporary Verse 2
Save the date! We'll be launching our Fall 2021 Issue on Thursday, October 28th at 7:00 p.m. CST over Zoom....

Contest Winner Profile: Ellie Sawatzky

By Contemporary Verse 2
In anticipation of the upcoming deadline for the Foster Poetry Prize, we'll be sharing the profiles of past winners each...

2021 2-Day Poem Contest Winners

By Contemporary Verse 2
The results are in and we're so thrilled to share the winners of CV2's 2021 2-Day Poem Contest! Our judge...

“Black Alive & Looking Back at You” Launch

By Contemporary Verse 2
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

By Contemporary Verse 2
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

By Contemporary Verse 2
We're so excited to announce that Jónína Kirton will be our judge for the 2021 Foster Poetry Prize, CV2's writing...

The Contest Formerly Known as the Young Buck Poetry Prize

By Contemporary Verse 2
Over the past few months, we at CV2 have been listening to the vital conversations happening within the literary community...