COMING SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
Equilibrium, winner of the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Competition, will be published on September 2, 2016.
Glad to be back after a few wonderful weeks at the 2016 Bread Loaf Writers Conference*. Thank you for your patience and here at last is the latest & greatest news by Bull City Press friends and family: The Bull Pen! –Noah Stetzer
Tiana Clark’s, winner of the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Competition, Equilibrium has been included in the SPD Recommends Summer Reading list. Check out the Sept/Oct print issue of Poets & Writers where Kate Daniels, director of the MFA program at Vanderbilt University, discusses the potential she saw in poetry applicant Tiana Clark’s admissions essay.
Anders Carlson-Wee, selected by Jennifer Grotz as the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Competition winner with Dynamite, has been named one of Narrative Magazine’s “30 Below 30.” Read Anders’ poem “Jim Tucker Lets Me Sleep in His Treehouse” featured at The Collagist.
Emilia Phillips, an editors’ selected poet from the 2014 Frost Place Chapbook Competition with Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike, will appear as part of the star studded line-up of 2016’s Dodge Poetry Festival. Read Emilia’s blog post “Phonesthesia: Poetic Sound and Diegetic Noise” at the Ploughshares blog.
Look for the Bull City Press 10th Anniversary Celebration Reading panel at 2017’s AWP Conference in Washington DC. Readers include: Tiana Clark, Anders Carlson-Wee, Emilia Phillips, & Anne Valente!
Yours truly, Noah Stetzer, BCP editor, has had his first chapbook, Because I Can See Needing a Knife, published with Red Bird Chapbooks.
Meghan Dunn, contributor to INCH 19, has a poem, “the Ring,” appearing at Poets Bridge. Meghan has been named one of the finalists for the 2016 Auburn Witness Poetry Prize Honoring Jake Adam York. Congratulations, Meghan!
“What I can say that might be more useful is that regularity bores me, so I tend to lean away from it without trying. If something starts to feel bouncy or an image feels too expected, I defy that movement.” — Phillip B. Williams, contributor to INCH 17, interviewed at Primal School.
Ron Riekki, contributor to INCH 16, appears at Rhubarb Magazine with two poems: “My mother’s cerebral palsy, my cousin’s multiple sclerosis” & “P.T.S.D.” Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, edited by Ronald Riekki has been named one of the TOP 10 BOOKS FROM SUPERIOR COUNTRY by Michigan’s UP poet laureate. Congratulations, Ron!