November 16, 2010

CV2 - 35th Anniversary Launch

Contemporary Verse 2 is celebrating 35 years of publishing fine poetry and critical writing with the launch of 2 Special Editions, and a reading by 9 Winnipeg poets. 

Come to Aqua Books for an evening of poetry, prizes and celebration on Saturday, November 20 at 7:00 p. m.

Readers for the evening include Allison Calder, Maurice Mierau, Charles Leblanc, Rosanna Deerchild, Meira Cook, George Amabile, Dennis Cooley and Sarah Klassen. 
There will be an introduction by editor Clarise Foster.

Copies of both Special Editions will be available.

CV2: The Early Years explores the first 10 years, including writing by 29 writers, and original correspondence between once regional editor bpNichol and the CV2 editorial collective.  There is also a series of lino cuts by Arthur Adamson.

CV2: The Keystone of Canadian Poetry turns 35 takes a look at CV2 magazine’s contribution to literary arts in Canada over the past 25 years.  Over 75 of Canada’s best-loved poets, French and English, are featured in this issue, including the poets from this year’s Coast to Coast Reading Tour.

Have a great day.  How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!

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