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Welcome to BULL PEN where every week we gather together some great good news about our Bull City friends and family. –Noah Stetzer


INCH 16 contributor Ron Riekki’s poem “Chesaning, Michigan (Non-Fiction)” is up at Eskimo Pie Poetry Journal.

Tiana Clark

Tiana Clark

Congratulations to Tiana Clark, winner of the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Competition with Equilibriumhas won the Vanderbilt University Poetry Prize with her poem, “Soil Horizon.”

Khadijah Queen’s, participant in the Grind Daily Writing series, “I Have Questions” is up at The Offing.

Your’s truly, Noah Stetzer, has a poem, “pamphlet_16_253057_HIV_and_Cerebral.Hypoxia_Factsheet_HIV_STD” that began in The Grind, published at Bellevue Literary Review. 

cufxfj8w8aettkdGood news from The Grind: Travis Smith’s new book, Zodiac B: A Chapbook in Cards is out now from Nine Pin Press.


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The 5th Annual Frost Place Chapbook Competition Final Judge is Diane Seuss.

Submission Period: October 1, 2016 – January 5, 2017.

Application Fee: $28.00.

Applications are only accepted online unless other arrangements are made with The Frost Place office.

Look for the link to our submission manager, as well as information about summer programs at The Frost Place, on the home page of The Frost Place website: www.frostplace.org.