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Contributor Karen Skolfield Wins PEN New England Award in Poetry!

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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Congratulations are due to contributor Karen Skolfield, who has won the 2014 PEN New England Award in Poetry for her debut collection Frost in the Low Areas. Her poem “Sturm ind Drang” originally appeared in Conte 7.1 and is included in the book. You can read more at the PEN New England website.

Our Nominees for the 2014 Best New Poets Anthology

Friday, March 28th, 2014
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 We are pleased to announce our nominees for this year’s prestigious Best New Poets anthology:   –Claudia M. Stanek for her poem "14th St., Buffalo, NY" –Gabriel Arquilevich for his poem "To the Summer Poets Conferencing the Ski Resort"   Both of these selections were made from Conte 9.1, our most recent issue. Congratulations, poets, and best [...]

Conte 9.2 Delayed Until Early May

Friday, March 7th, 2014
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We apologize that our latest  issue, Conte 9.2, will be delayed from winter to spring on account of some lingering technical concerns. Look for it to publish in early May. Until then, we appreciate your patience, and let us kindly reiterate that we won’t open our next reading period until later this year.

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 [...]

Two Conte Poets Named Finalists for 2013′s Best of the Net Anthology!

Monday, February 24th, 2014
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We are thrilled to announce that Stephen Lackaye’s poem "Beyond the Hall of Music" and Bruce Bond’s poem "Via Negativa" (both published in Conte 8.2) were recently named finalists for the 2013 Best of the Net Anthology from Sundress Publications! Congratulations, gentlemen!

New Book by Contributor Sally Rosen Kindred Now Available

Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Congratulations are in order for Sally Rosen Kindred, whose poem "His Clarinet" appeared in Conte 6.1, since her second poetry collection Book of Asters was recently published by Mayapple Press. Kudos, Sally!

Pushcart Prize Nominations

Monday, November 25th, 2013
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We are pleased to announce our nominees for this year’s prestigious Pushcart Prize:   –Mark Cox for his poem "Four Coasts" –Alexandra Teague for her poem "Many a Goat" –Lawrence Wray for his poem "Last Effects" –PD Mallamo for his story "Sun and the Moon"   All four of these selections were made from Conte [...]