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BULL PEN: 01 August 2016

Welcome to this week’s BULL PEN where we celebrate some of the latest and greatest doings of our BCP friends & family. –Noah Stetzer  Logos—a statement’s content or argumentation—in art behaves more malleably than the logos of a speech or an actual argument. A song, painting, film, or poem’s logos is often elastic to such an extent that it can be co-opted; its ethos—the character and credibility of the speaker—is erased or altered so dramatically as to be unrecognizable. Subsequently,…

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Bull Pen: 04 April 2016

Thanks to everyone who joined us at #AWP16!  Looking back, last week was primarily all about our Frost Place winner (yay, Tiana!) and AWP. Having said that, there is still good news to be shared. It was wonderful to meet so many of you, many thanks for your support. We’ll see you next year at #AWP17 in Washington DC! –Noah Stetzer 2016 FROST PLACE CHAPBOOK COMPETITION WINNER: TIANA CLARK Bull City Press and The Frost Place are pleased to announce that the winner of…

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BULL PEN: 13 June 2016

Now accepting your manuscript submissions! →SUBMIT← 🌈“Love is love is love is love is love is love is love — cannot be killed or swept aside. Fill the world with music, love and pride.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda (acceptance speech, 70th Annual Tony Awards)  Like you, I am a mix of sadness and rage over the news out of Orlando. I send out love and peace to all my brothers & sisters and the good people of the great Bull City.  Here with news of some of our…

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Bull Pen: 16 May 2016

Check out the latest and greatest from our BCP friends & family: new poems, new books, prizes, reviews, essays, and video! Every week we try to bring to you news about the good citizens of the greater Bull City. Enjoy this week’s BULL PEN. –Noah Stetzer   Anders Carlson-Wee’s Dynamite, winner of the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Competition, reviewed by Shawn Delgado at storySouth. Chloe Honum, 2016 Frost Place Chapbook Competition/BCP editors’ selection for Then Winter, with “Early Winter in the Psychiatric Ward”…

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Bull Pen: 11 April 2016

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 “The oldest poem in the book (Figuring, Editor’s Selection in the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Competition) is “Self-Portrait as Smaller Moon.” It was my husband’s and my 10th wedding anniversary, and my parents had taken our daughter and son (then age 4 and 18 months) for the…

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