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Registration deadline: Closed for 2014
The 2014 contest will take place April 12-13, 2014
It’s a Wrap!
The 2014 edition of the CV2 2-Day Poem Contest has come to an end. Thanks to all the poets who lent their skill and stamina to make this year’s contest a success. Over 150 poems were composed this April 12-14, and the world has gotten just a little bit better as a result. Take a bow!
The judge for the 2014 contest will be Jenna Butler, 1st place winner of the 2013 contest.
Awards are granted in six categories:
First Prize: $500 plus a one-year subscription and publication in CV2 magazine.
Second Prize: $300 plus a one-year subscription and publication in CV2 magazine.
Third Prize: $150 plus a one-year subscription and publication in CV2 magazine.
Editor’s Choice: one-year subscription and publication in CV2 magazine
Editor’s Mom’s Choice: a one-year subscription and publication in CV2 magazine
People’s Choice: a one-year subscription and publication in CV2 magazine
Winners will be notified by email June 1, and the winning poems published online. Voting for the People’s Choice award opens June 1 and closes June 5.
This annual contest challenges you to write an original poem in 48 hours — with only one catch. The final poem must include ten words that we provide. This year’s ten words were:
Registration for the 2015 contest opens in November. See you then!
Want to read last year's winning poems? First, second and third place were chosen by the 2013 judge, Katia Grubisic (winner of the 2012 contest). This year we also added Editor's Choice, Editor's Mom's Choice and People's Choice.