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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Late last year, we serialized Lauren Almeida’s amazing story "Abandonment of the Flint" on our front page. Today, Lauren took some time to answer a few questions about creating the story, her writing process, and her future plans; you can read it after the cut. The interview, and the story, also now have a permanent [...]
While many literary journals close up shop during the summer months, here at Conte we are actively reading through July 1st for Issue 7.1, slated for publication in August. Review our submission guidelines and send those poems, stories, and essays our way!
Happy Hanukkah. That comes about 3 days late. I said it to you before I said it to my grandparents. That’s how horrible I am. Are you serious? It’s like December…it’s pretty much about to almost be January. Well, you guys, I feel like a seagull because of my inbox. See, my inbox has a [...]
Though the holiday season is the most hectic time of year for all of us, I nonetheless wanted to share an exciting poetics blog I recently discovered called How a Poem Happens that is quickly becoming one of the best poetry sites online. Edited by Virginia poet Brian Brodeur, the weekly updates feature a sample poem by a prominent American [...]