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BULL PEN: 16 January 2017

IN DEFENSE OF MONSTERS essays by BJ Hollars reserve your copy now for only $10.00 Welcome to the latest issue of BULL PEN where we celebrate the good news of  our BCP friends and family. If you have good news to share, send it my way: noah.stetzer@gmail.com –Noah Stetzer Check out the 2017 January/February issue of American Poetry Review, it includes five poems by Michael Broek written and revised during the Grind Daily Writing Series. Aimee Nezhukumatahil, contributor to INCH 03, with her poem,…

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Bull Pen: 11 JANUARY 2016

Thank you to everyone who submitted manuscripts to the Fourth Annual Frost Place Chapbook Competition sponsored by Bull City Press. Welcome to the 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 The world seemed to stop last week and collectively read this earth-shattering poem,”Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz,” from Bull City alum, Matthew Olzmann. Hearty congratulations go out to…

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BULL PEN: 09 January 2017

🍾Happy New Year! and welcome to the 2017’s first BULL PEN where we bring together the good news about BCP friends and family.  If you have good news to share, send it my way to noah.stetzer@gmail.com  Have a great week–stay warm! –Noah Stetzer  “Your column stood up straight like a woman / holding up the roof…” from “Henge” by Grind Daily Writing Series participant Mary-Sherman Willis and published at Beltway Poetry Quarterly. So happy to see several BCP friends and family listed among the finalists…

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Bull Pen: 04 JANUARY 2016

DEADLINE TOMORROW–JANUARY 05 FROST PLACE CHAPBOOK CONTEST! SUBMIT HERE HAPPY NEW YEAR! Welcome to the 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 Congratulations to Carmen Maria Machado (contributor to Inch #20); her stories “Inventory” and “Observations About Eggs…” are both finalists for the 2015 Calvino Prize! Ron Reikki, contributor to Inch #16, has two poems, “Frankenstein” & “In Paris…

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Bull Pen: 28 December 2015

Welcome to the 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 Huge congratulations to Inch #17 – Spring 2012 contributor, Rochelle Hurt on winning the 2015 Barrow Street Book poetry book prize chosen by contest judge, Richard Blanco. Hurt’s collection In Which I Play the Run Away will be published in fall 2016. Another & Another contributor, Khadijah Queen’s new play “Non-Sequitur,” winner…

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