Young Buck Poetry Prize-winning poem in new issue of CV2

The winter issue of Contemporary Verse 2 has hit mailboxes and newstands, and now you can read my poem “Fire and Safety,” which won their 2014 Young Buck Poetry Prize. I hope you will! You can see that my daffodils are very enthusiastic about February. You may also notice that I own several fairy houses. ThisContinue reading “Young Buck Poetry Prize-winning poem in new issue of CV2”

A Night of 48 Hour Poems

On Wednesday, June 24, I’ll be participating in a fun event, and I hope to see you there! Lara Varesi is hosting A Night of 48 Hour Poems, in collaboration with Pandora’s Collective and Contemporary Verse 2. Each year, CV2 holds a 48 hour poetry contest where participants are given 10 words that must be used in the poems withinContinue reading “A Night of 48 Hour Poems”

2014 Young Buck Poetry Prize

I am absolutely THRILLED that Contemporary Verse 2 and Sue Goyette has named me the winner of the 2014 Young Buck Poetry Prize for my poem, “Fire and Safety.” Congrats to my fellow writers on the shortlist, and gratitude to everyone who’s jumping up and down with me. Hooray! I am kind of in awe to beContinue reading “2014 Young Buck Poetry Prize”

Contemporary Verse 2 Summer 2014

In December I announced (in this post) that I’m a runner-up in the 2013 Young Buck Poetry Prize and I’m pleased to report that the issue of Contemporary Verse 2 containing my sonnets is now available for purchase! I’m so pleased to be published in such a fine magazine, and honoured to be included alongside theContinue reading “Contemporary Verse 2 Summer 2014”

2013 Young Buck Poetry Prize

I’m pleased to report that I’m a runner up in Contemporary Verse 2‘s Young Buck Poetry Prize! My sonnet crown “Rapunzel” is forthcoming in their summer 2014 issue. To see the announcement and full list of winners, please click here. In other news, on Wednesday (November 27), I had the opportunity to read from my thesis/manuscript atContinue reading “2013 Young Buck Poetry Prize”