“because once I was a baby blue convertible / but now I’m this black hot rod painted with flames.”
RIP Lucia Perillo 1958 – 2016
Welcome the this week’s BULL PEN where we gather good news about our BCP friends and family. If you have good news to share send it my way at firstname.lastname@example.org –Noah Stetzer
Congratulations to Benjamin Garcia, participant in the Grind Daily Writing Series, for being name don of the fifty finalists in the 2016 Best New Poets Anthology.
INCH 17 contributor Phillip B. Williams, author of Thief in the Interior (Alice James Books), has a powerful essay, “THIS SH*T IS FOR US?: ALL MY N*GGAS, AND BLACK PEOPLE WHO DON’T DO THE N-WORD.” up at RaceBaitr. Dante Di Stefano reviews Thief in the Interior at Best American Poetry blog.
Our own Chloe Honum, the Editors’ Selection from the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Competition with Then Winter which will be published in early 2017, has a poem “Nightfall in Spring” up at the American Literary Review.
Mackenzie Kozak, participant in the Grind Daily Writing Series, has a poem, “Figure #2” published in the Fall 2016 issue of Sixth Finch.