Contemporary Verse, edited for 39 issues by Alan Crawley from 1941-1952. A precedent for and spiritual contemporary of Contact magazine.

According to Tim McIntyre, “in 1941, West-coast poets Dorothy Livesay and Floris McLaren, with help from Doris Ferne and Anne Marriott, decided to start a modern poetry magazine and asked Alan Crawley to be its editor.”

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