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Visit BULL CITY PRESS table #943

at the 2016 AWP Conference & Bookfair

Los Angeles Convention Center & JW Marriott Los Angeles

March 30-April 2.

Get all the [email protected] information

in our special Bull Pen/#AWP16 Supplement.

Bull Pen,¬†where each week we round up good news, including links to new poems, essays, and stories from the literary citizens of the larger Bull City!¬†–Noah Stetzer


Kerrin McCadden

Kerrin McCadden, participant in The Grind Daily Writing Series, will be on faulty this summer at The Frost Place‘s¬†Conference on Poetry and Teaching. ¬†Learn more about Kerrin here and read some of her insights into writing here.

Emily Benton, participant in The Grind Daily Writing Series, has work included in Hayden’s Ferry¬†Issue #57 The Borderlands Issue: Fall / Winter 2015.

Emilia Phillips, Bull City author of Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike, has three poems featured at The Collapser.

Congratulations go out to INCH #19 ‚Äď Winter 2012 contributor, Tina Barry; Grind Daily Writing Series participant, Jessica Plante; and author of editors‚Äô selection from the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Competition Memoranda,¬†Michael Martone — all three won inclusion in Queen’s Ferry Press2016 Best Small Fictions.

Cd6a7RbUkAA07AK Cd_vuN1UIAAOKKlCheck out pictures of Bull City poet Anders Carlson-Wee, author of Dynamite, selected by Jennifer Grotz as the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Competition winner, who participated in readings over this past weekend.


The latest Greensboro Review is out with work from Bull City poet Jill Osier, author of Should Our Undoing Come Down Upon Us White, winner of the 2013 Frost Place Chapbook Competition; and from Bull City Press editors Matthew Olzmann and Matthew Poindexter.



FOR $10!

Editor’s Selection in the

2015 Frost Place Chapbook Competition.

Coming soon!



Hannah Gamble, contributor to INCH #12 ‚Äď Fall 2009, was featured on the front page of Inknode.com with her poem “I Explore to Write Home About It.”

Congratulations to Ron Reikki, contributor to INCH #16 ‚Äď Fall 2011, his screenplays¬†“He’s Got Your Nose” &¬†“The Knife Association” are both official selections for the The Crimson Screen¬†Horror Film Fest!

Cd290GmW8AEvxoeCheck out BuzzFeed Reader: “a¬†new home for essays, poetry and short fiction because reading is a way of life.”

When I see or read such stories, the experience takes me into a state of reverie‚ÄĒa place of wondering what might have been, what could have been. That always makes me sad, and I usually weep. Win Basset, BCP alum, interviews Barry Moser at Oxford American.

Congratulations to all the winners of the National Book Critics Circle Awards!

Kathleen Rooney, contributor to INCH #16 ‚Äď Fall 2011, is featured at Connotation Press.

Khadijah Queen

Khadijah Queen

Contributor to Another & Another: An Anthology from the Grind Daily Writing Series, Khadijah Queen’s new book Fearful Beloved (Argos Books) is reviewed at Publishers Weekly.

The James Franco Review featured two poems from Noah Stetzer, regular participant in The Grind Daily Writing Series (and your intrepid Bull Pen editor).

Organic Weapon Arts has awarded the 2015 Blair Prize to brothers Anders¬†&¬†Kai Carlson-Wee for their joint chapbook, Two-Headed Boy.¬†This years judge was Laura Kasischke who said, ‚ÄúI just couldn‚Äôt get it out my head‚Ķ It‚Äôs pretty magical‚Ķ‚ÄĚ

The Publishing Triangle, the association of lesbian and gay men in publishing, have announced the finalists for their annual literary awards. Congratulations to all the nominees.

The March 2016¬†edition of The Collagist includes work from Rochelle Hurt, contributor to INCH #17 ‚Äď Spring 2012 and from Francine Conley, participant in The Grind Daily Writing Series.

Daye Phillippo, participant in The Grind Daily Writing Series, has two poems at The Adirondack Review.

Get all the [email protected] information

in our special Bull Pen/#AWP16 Supplement.


ENTER NOW The Missouri Review’s 9th Annual Audio Contest. Winners and select runners up will be featured on our website and on our iTunes podcast. Select runners up also receive cash prizes. All entrants receive a one-year, digital subscription to the Missouri Review. EXTENDED DEADLINE: 3/30.

APPLY:  The Frost Place is taking applications for summer conferences & seminars! Send in your application today to be considered for one of their summer programs. Study with incredible 2016 faculty and fellows: Dawn Potter, Teresa Carson, Kerrin McCadden, Rich Villar, Afaa M. Weaver, Martha Rhodes, Maudelle Driskell, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Michael Klein,  Matthew Olzmann, Collier Nogues, Patrick Donnelly, Ilya Kaminsky, Cleopatra Mathis, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon.

REGISTER:¬†Gather in our nation‚Äôs capital for¬†Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness¬†— four days of readings, workshops, discussions, youth voices & activism. The festival will take place April 14-17, 2016.