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New Interview with Former Contributor Bruce Bond

Sunday, November 24th, 2013
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 Poetry editor Adam Tavel has an interview with former poetry contributor Bruce Bond in the Fall 2013 issue of The Puritan, which you can read here. Bond’s poem "Via Negativa" published in Conte 8.2.

New Poetry by Former Contributor Thorpe Moeckel

Sunday, November 17th, 2013
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Former poetry contributor Thorpe Moeckel, whose poem "From the Bow and Stern" appeared in Conte 8.1, recently had an excerpt from his long poem "Milk in a Pail" published by our lovely friends at the journal At Length. Kudos, Thorpe!

Submission Deadline Nearing for Winter Issue

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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 This is a friendly reminder that the submission deadline for Conte 9.2, our winter issue, is December 1st. You can review our guidelines here and create or check a submission here. We look forward to reading your work!

New Book By Contributor Karen Skolfield Now Available

Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Former poetry contributor Karen Skolfield’s new book, Frost in the Low Areas, is now available for pre-order with free shipping! Her collection won the Zone 3 Press First Book Award for Poetry and includes her poem "Sturm und Drang," which originally published in Conte 7.1. Congratulations, Karen!

Contributor Bruce Bond Wins The Allen Tate Poetry Prize!

Monday, September 23rd, 2013
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Congratulations are in order, as former poetry contributor Bruce Bond has just won The Allen Tate Poetry Prize from The Sewanee Review! We recently nominated his poem "Via Negativa" from Conte 8.2 for this year’s Best of the Net anthology. Kudos, Bruce! 

2013 Best of the Net Nominations

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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 We are pleased to nominate these five writers for the 2013 Best of the Net Anthology: Corey Campbell for "Introduction to Airborne Radar" from Conte 8.1 Lauren Almeida for "Abandonment of the Flint" (originally serialized in October-November 2012; now available in Conte Presents) Stephen Lackaye for "Beyond the Hall of Music" from Conte 8.2 Nicole [...]

Conte 9.1 is here!

Friday, September 13th, 2013
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We’re very proud to announce the release of our nineteenth issue, available here.  A huge heaping of thank-yous go out to all our amazing contributors, and to everyone who sent their work our way.  We hope you enjoy it.