Archive for the 'Conte Presents' Category


Roger Weingarten’s “The Four Gentlemen and Their Footman” Now an E-Chapbook!

Monday, February 24th, 2014
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Last October we were thrilled to publish Roger Weingarten’s poetic sequence "The Four Gentlemen and Their Footman" as part of our ongoing series, Conte Presents. While you can still view the poem’s original incarnation here, we are pleased to announce that the poem is now available as a free electronic chapbook, featuring paintings by Kate [...]

“Beyond Folly”- in stores and on Conte!

Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Conte pal and contributor to issue 6.1 Emil DeAndreis has recently had his first novel released by Blue Cubicle press.  Titled Beyond Folly, it’s a witty and relentlessly unpredictable chain of short episodes that, strung together, catalog the travails of Horton Hagardy, a formerly budding poet washed aground on the shores of San Francisco’s substitute [...]

The Four Gentlemen and their Footman by Roger Weingarten

Monday, October 7th, 2013
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  Pre-Posthumous 6-word Memoiresque in the Key of W   Picture: daydream rowing backwards into reeds. Remember: moonlit frost on cracked windowpane. Eyeball: short sleeve, snapped bra strap. Portray: bad guy of her dreams. Open: side door of burning house. Shoot: floored knees weeping infidelity. Nevertheless,   Trace: injured heart’s last-minute tenderness. Hold: her belly [...]

A New Poem by William Hathaway

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
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Bloody Run at Gettysburg   Because I’d never seen the stately hardwoods that once broke up the dips and swells of sweeping meadows with shady copses, I could only sympathize with my friend’s angry lament for their feckless slaughter to restage scenery as seen in ghost-gray photos from days of ancient carnage. Peering through bifocals [...]

An Interview with Roger Weingarten

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Poetry editor Adam Tavel conducted this interview with poet Roger Weingarten, who contributed a brief lyric essay and poem to Conte 5.2. Their exchange was first published by the now-defunct Emprise Review in December 2010. We are pleased to reprint it here in its entirety. Your first two books, What Are Birds Worth and Ethan [...]

Mini-site for Poems by Andrew Hudgins

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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Back in March, we were proud to publish two great poems by Andrew Hudgins; if you missed them, we’ve now got a nice little mini-site featuring those two pieces here.  If you’ve read them once, why not read them again?  There’s a fancy background, and the headline text looks completely different from the content text. [...]

An Interview with Stacie Leatherman

Friday, March 8th, 2013
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Poetry editor Adam Tavel conducted this interview with Conte 3.1 contributor Stacie Leatherman, and it was first published by the now-defunct Emprise Review on September 30, 2011. We are pleased to reprint it here in its entirety. To learn more about Stacie and her work, you can visit her website. Your first two poetry collections, Stranger [...]