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Poetry Only: Hair Issue Launch

Jun 13, 2017

Our spring issue launch was so much fun! Thank you to everyone who came out, thank you to our talented readers, Molly Cross Blanchard, Seren Gagne, Erin O'Hara, and MJ Matheson, and a special thanks to Rachel Scramstad, for capturing the evening.

Young Buck Poetry Prize 2016 winners

Jan 6, 2017

And we have our winners! Once again, thank you to everyone who entered, and thank you George Murray for judging this year's contest.

honourable mention and $150 prize winner - Hic lacet Sepultus by Jessica Bebenek

honourable mention and $150 prize winner - Camping at Fort Stevens by Dominique Bernier-Cormier

first place and $1000 grand prize winner - Not Yet In Season by Mallory Tater


The winning poems will appear in our summer 2017 issue.

Young Buck Poetry Prize 2016 short list

Jan 2, 2017

The short list is in. Thank you to George Murray for making these selections, and congratulations to those of you who made the short list.

We will announce the winner and two honourable mentions on Friday, January 6th, so stay tuned!

Here is CV2's Young Buck Poetry Prize short list for 2016:


"Hic Lacet Sepultus" by Jessica Bebenek

"Camping at Fort Stevens" by Dominique Bernier-Cormier

"The Full Moon Glows Like a Yard Light" by Chelsea Coupal

"Oldman River Dam" by Curtis LeBlanc

"Epilogue: Companionship" by Jordan Mounteer

"Not Yet In Season" by Mallory Tater


Again, congratulations to our short list, and thank you to everyone who entered.