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Tiana Clark’s EQUILIBRIUM

SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 Equilibrium, winner of the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Competition, will be published on September 2, 2016. Tiana Clark is the winner of the 2015 Rattle Poetry Prize. She is an MFA candidate in poetry at Vanderbilt University where she serves as a Commons Writer-in-Residence and the Poetry Editor for Nashville Review. Her writing has appeared in or is forthcoming from Rattle, Best New Poets 2015,Crab Orchard Review, Southern Indiana Review, The Adroit Journal, Muzzle Magazine, Thrush, The Offing, and elsewhere. Tiana graduated from Tennessee…

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NOW AVAILABLE: Anna Ross’ FIGURING !

by Anna Ross Editor’s Selection in the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Competition “Anna Ross’s poems blaze with the terror of the next moment. Even in the heart of happiness, the unspeakable lurks. A child dies; a bullet flies from another child’s gun. Her self-portraits are our mirror shattered by beauty and the other.” —Barbara Hamby “Anna Ross’s powerful new chapbook Figuring asks us to figure up environmental and human losses and to figure out our culpability in the ways things and people are lost.…

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Anders Carlson-Wee

2015 Frost Place Chapbook Competition Winner: Anders Carlson-Wee

Bull City Press and The Frost Place are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Contest Sponsored by Bull City Press is Dynamite by Anders Carlson-Wee of Edina, Minnesota.  In addition to Dynamite, the editors at Bull City Press have selected two additional manuscripts for publication: Figuring by Anna Ross of Dorchester, Massachusetts, and Memoranda by Michael Martone of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The final judge for this year’s competition, Jennifer Grotz, said of Dynamite: “The poems in Anders Carlson Wee’s Dynamite are, as…

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Memoranda by Michael Martone

[wp_cart_button name=”Memoranda” price=”11.00″ shipping=”0.001″] It’s here!  Twenty-five twenty-five word stories from one of America’s most faithful reporters. “We know exactly where we are and who we are in Michael Martone’s Memoranda, and then there’s a space, a blank, a hinge, a hole in the floor, a fold in the space/time continuum, a silent fugue, a “dragon in the crease” as Dickinson says.  Then we’re no longer sure who and where we are.  The memos do what good poems do: they trouble…

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BULL PEN: 19 July 2016

EQUILIBRIUM  by Tiana Clark winner of the 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Competition Welcome to the latest edition of 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   If you are a woman and you are curious, grief is not far behind. Your thirst will be quenched for a moment, yes, but then consequences will limp-lope toward you like an injured man (and isn’t that…

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