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Former Poetry Contributor Stacie Leatherman Joins Conte Staff

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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We are thrilled to announce that former poetry contributor Stacie Leatherman–whose poem "Making the Bed" appeared in issue 3.1 and who was also interviewed for our blog earlier this year–has joined the Conte staff as Assistant Poetry Editor. Welcome aboard, Stacie!

New Collection Published by Contributor Bruce Bond

Monday, May 6th, 2013
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 We’re excited that poetry contributor Bruce Bond’s new collection, Choir of the Wells, is now available from Etruscan Press. Bruce’s poem "Via Negativa" was included in 8.2, our most recent issue. Congratulations, Bruce!

Former Contributor Bruce Weigl Named Finalist for Pulitzer Prize!

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
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 We here at Conte would like to extend a hearty congratulations to our friend and former contributor Bruce Weigl for being named a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry! Weigl’s poem "Gate" originally appeared in Conte 6.1, our Summer 2010 issue, and is now included in The Abundance of Nothing, his nominated collection. [...]

Editor Interviewing Editor

Monday, April 1st, 2013
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Poetry editor Adam Tavel recently interviewed contributing poetry editor Eric Anderson as part of a special issue of Connotation Press: An Online Artifact that published today. You can read Eric’s insights and witticisms about his new collection, The Parable of the Room Spinning, here.

Conte on The Writer’s Almanac!

Monday, February 25th, 2013
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We are thrilled that Paul Hostovsky’s "The Trombone Lesson," which originally appeared in Conte 3.2, is today’s featured poem on The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor! Kudos, Paul! Kudos, us!