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Demons: surviving the poetic inferno

Summer 2005 · Vol. 28 No. 1

Mental illness, substance abuse, and disease – and that’s not the half of it! Featuring interviews with and poems by Patrick Lane, and a tribute to and work by the late Winnipeg poet Patrick O’Connell, this issue uncovers the grit that poets use to make pearls, and the lows that they know all too well. You’ll also find new poems by Deirdre Dwyer, rob mclennan, and E. Alex Pierce.

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An Issue with Seasons

Spring 2005 · Vol. 27 No. 4

Tim Bowling, two time Governor General’s Award nominee, and award-winning author of six collections of poetry, talks with CV2 about his collection The Memory Orchard and the influence that his family heritage of fishing culture and the rich British Columbia landscape with its variable weather has had on his poetry. Also, Hilary Clark talks about her most recent collection, The Dwelling of Weather, and how we live with weather. New poet on the block Chris Hutchinson gives CV2 readers the low down on his experience of publishing his first collection, unfamiliar weather.

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The Poetics of Space

Winter 2005 · Vol. 27 No. 3

“The Poetics of Space: Where Poetry Lives.” Featuring a conversation with Sue Goyette about navigating the spaces between her family life and writing life, and coming undone with her latest collection. Also, get to know poets Chandra Mayor, Fiona Tinwei Lam, and Patrick Friesen.

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Day Jobs, Night Shifts

Fall 2004 · Vol. 27 No. 2

“Day Jobs Night Shifts: Surviving on Poetry.” Features interviews with John Barton, Joe Denham, and Ron Charach. This issue includes poetry by each of the interviewed authors as well as Michael Aird, Julia McCarthy, and more.

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Forgiveness

Summer 2004 · Vol. 27 No. 1

Features interviews with Sarah Klassen, Heather Simeney MacLeod, and Julia Williams. This issue includes poetry by each of the interviewed authors as well as Joanne Arnott, Martha Baillie, Jacqueline Kolosov, Chris Macalino, K.I. Press, and more.

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Mythology

Spring 2004 · Vol. 26 No. 4

Features interviews with Dennis Cooley, Medbh McGuckian and Nathan Dueck. This issue includes poetry by each of the interviewed authors as well as Yvonne Blomer, George Ellenbogan, Marvin Francis, Dawn Marie Kresan, Lorri Neilson Glenn, and more.

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Truth

Winter 2004 · Vol. 26 No. 3

Features interviews with Barry Dempster and Lori Cayer. This issue includes poetry by each of the interviewed authors as well as Rosanna Deerchild, Dorothy Field, Ariel Gordon, Moberly Luger, Terry Watada, Richard Wood, and more.

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Home

Fall 2003 · Vol. 26 No. 2

Features interviews with Rajinderpal S. Pal and Tanis MacDonald. This issue includes poetry by each of the interviewed authors as well as Sue Chenette, Elizabeth Denny, Sarah Gordon, Robert Gore, Brecken Rose Hancock, Alyxandra Harvey-Fitzhenry, David Leibl, Susan Stenson and more.

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Art of the Game

Summer 2003 · Vol. 26 No. 1

“Art of the Game: Poetry and Sport.” Features interviews with Vicki Goodfellow Duke and John B. Lee. This issue includes poetry by each interviewed author as well as Kate Braid, Yvonne Blomer, John Grey and Michael Kissinger. Also in this issue: finalists of CV2’s first annual 2-day poem contest and Cyberslam 2003.

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Sexing the Poem

Spring 2003 · Vol. 25 No. 4

“Sexing the Poem: A Celebration of Desire.” Features interviews with Christian Bök, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Karen Solie and Thomas Trofimuk. This issue includes poetry by each interviewed author as well as Erin Bidlake, Eric Barstad, Dawn Carter, Jill MacLean, K.E. Zoppa and more. Also in this issue: Marginalia by Kimmy Beach.