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Michael Walsh’s The Dirt Riddles

The Dirt RiddlesMichael Walsh, whose poem “Names for Ditch Flowers” appeared in Inch #10, now has a full-length collection.  The Dirt Riddles, his first full-length collection of poetry, won the inaugural Miller Williams Prize in Poetry and is now available from the University of Arkansas Press.  Walsh is a poet and short story writer living with his husband in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Take a look at: http://www.uapress.com/titles/sp10/walsh.html

Bull City Press visits AWP, then rampages through Colorado

We’re packing our suitcases and heading to AWP in Denver! You’ll be able to find us in the bookfair at table F17, along with our friends from BLOOM Magazine. And while you’re hanging around the Denver-metro area, check out these Bull City Press-related events. We’re not sponsoring all of them, but we’re showing them some love!

  • New Inch fiction editor Robin Black reads from her new book, If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This. Thursday, April 8, 6:30 PM, Tattered Cover Book Store, 2526 East Colfax Ave., Denver.
  • State Street author Katie Bowler will sign copies of her book at the Bull City Press table at the AWP Bookfair. Friday, April 9, 2-3 PM.
  • Inch #13 guest-editor Michael Martone reads for Failbetter with Sherman Alexie and Terese Svoboda. Friday, April 9, 4-6 PM, Mercury Café, 2199 California St., Denver.
  • New Inch fiction editor Robin Black reads from her new book, If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This. Saturday, April 10, 5:30 PM, Clear Creek Books, 1200 Washington Ave., Golden.
  • Poets Matthew Olzmann (featured in Inch #12), Vievee Francis, and francine j. harris read at 11:45 AM, then State Street author Katie Bowler reads at 12:45 PM. Sunday, April 11, Clear Creek Books, 1200 Washington Ave., Golden.
  • Katie Bowler reads from State Street at The Laughing Goat (hosted by So You’re a Poet? Productions). Monday, April 12, 8 PM.  1709 Pearl St. Boulder.

We hope we’ll see you at these events!

2010 Bull City Press Poetry Prize – now accepting manuscripts

We’re pleased to announce that submissions for the first Bull City Press Poetry Prize are now open.  The 2010 Bull City Press First Book Prize honors a book of individual poetry in English by a single author; translations and collaborative works are not eligible for this award.  The winning poet will receive 50 copies of the published book.

Entries must be submitted between April 1, 2010 and August 1, 2010.  All entries must be submitted to our online submissions manager.  Entries submitted by e-mail, fax, or US mail are not permitted and will be disqualified.  Entries must be accompanied by a $20 entry fee, payable through PayPal.  Entrants may submit multiple manuscripts, but must pay a $20 entry fee for each manuscript submitted.  Manuscripts should be 48 to 100 pages of poetry, consecutively numbered, single-spaced, and should include a table of contents.

Complete contest details and submission information are available at: