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Conor Bracken

Conor Bracken wins the Frost Place Chapbook Competition

Conor Bracken of Houston, TX has won the 2017 Frost Place Chapbook Competition for his manuscript, Henry Kissinger, Mon Amour. Bracken receives a fellowship to the Frost Place Poetry Seminar, a $250.00 prize, and a week to live and write in the Frost Place house in Franconia, NH. Henry Kissinger, Mon Amour will be published by Bull City Press in September, 2017. About the manuscript, judge Diane Seuss said: “These poems churn the guts and delight the senses, the language precise, juicy, with…

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Pre-Order: Everything, Then and Since for only $12

by Michael Parker Whether ferrying slowly across an eastern North Carolina river or reaching out to touch a train that’s not about to stop, the wanderers in these stories yearn for what they can’t quite grasp. It might be what they’ve left behind or what lies ahead, but whatever it is, it won’t leave them alone. Regret and marvel, trouble and love—it’s Everything, Then and Since. “These stories are miracles of concision. And, like all enduring stories, there is nothing short…

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Welcome to the Family!

We are thrilled to have two exciting titles join the Bull City Press catalog. Then Winter, Editors’ Selection from the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Competition, by Chloe Honum.   In Defense of Monsters, re-issued essays on cryptids for those that want to believe… or are struggling to, by B.J. Hollars.    

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What Are We Not For

REVIEW: What Are We Not For by Tommye Blount

December 19, 2016 from The Best American Poetry blog A Husbandry of Risk and Want in a House Run by Mothers: Dante Di Stefano Reviews Tommye Blount’s What Are We Not For What Are We Not For Tommye Blount Bull City Press, 2016 Tommye Blount’s debut chapbook, What Are We Not For, artfully explores what it means to live inside a black queer body at this particular time in American history. Blount’s sinewy poems are bound together with countless silken ties of…

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