We’re thrilled to share the new name of our contest for emerging writers, formerly known as the Young Buck Poetry Prize. Henceforth, the contest will be known as The Foster Poetry Prize, named in honour of CV2’s longtime editor and our dear friend, Clarise Foster. To foster means to “encourage or promote development,” and with its connotations of encouragement, nurturing, and support, we felt that Clarise’s last name provided the perfect sentiment for this contest that’s centred around promoting and championing the work of emerging poets.
Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.
Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to those who have not yet published a full-length book of poetry.
Country of Publication & Year Established
Canada||Established in 2013
Publication Medium & Contest Frequency
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||Awarded 1 x per year.
Poetry Open Fee-based
Open to poetry submissions through 01 November 2021 11:59 PM CDT (in 7 days, 12 hours). 2
- Open to a broad Audience.
- Poetry Forms:
- Open to all/most Forms.
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
- Open to all/most Topics.
|Poem Poem||No line limits known; Up to 3 pieces.|
- Winner's Prize:
- We list broad pay categories rather than prize specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem) Professional payment (US$50 or more per poem).|
| OK|| No|| No|| No|| OK||Text format submissions |
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