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Announcing the Finalists for the (2016) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

24 Jun

We are pleased to announce this year’s finalists for the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award. The winner will be announced on July 1, 2016.

2016 finalists (in no particular order):
Adam Houle – Stray
Angie Mazakis – I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First
Ben Gunsberg – Welcome, Dangerous Life
Charles Jensen – Nanopedia
Christine Rhein – Body Canvas
Dan Flanigan – Tenebrae and Other Poems
Deborah Schwartz –A Girl Could Disappear Like This
Daniel Rzicznek – Settlers
Graeme Bezanson – The Jewels Are For Luck
Jane Satterfield – Elegy with Trench Art and Asanas and Other Poems
Jessica Murray – Nourish Fee
John Maloney –Rough Estimate
Melissa Ginsburg – Vienna
Michael Barach – Beer League Outros
Michael Robins – Match
Mike Lewis-Beck – Wry Encounters
Monica Berlin – Maybe To Region
Nadia Colburn – Silence in the Sentence
Nate Pritts – Revenant Tracer
Nick Admussen – Surfactants
Sarah Barber – Country House
Tetman Callis – Oniontown
Joshua Adams – Cold Affection: Poems
Wayne Johns – Antipsalms
Wes Civilz – A Scarecrow Plucked by Crows
William Cordeiro – Trap Street


Finalists Will Be Announced After Lunch on Friday

20 Jun

Finalists for this year’s 42 Miles Press Poetry Award will be announced on Friday, June 24, 2016.

In the meantime, here is a print of a donut wearing a jetpack designed by a bass player and a collage of a crime scene constructed by a poet.


Submission Season is Over

17 Mar

Thank you for submitting to our 2016 contest! If you are still waiting for a confirmation of any sorts, please give us another day or so as we are working through our last stack of mail now. Thank you for your patience! We appreciate you.

21 Oct


16 Sep

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15 Sep


Tracey Knapp’s MOUTH officially released/ upcoming events!

2 Sep














Mouth is available for purchase from SPDAmazon, or in person at any one of her upcoming events: 

9.9.15 Mouth book launch celebration with Matthew Siegel and Xan Roberti at the Bazaar Cafe, San Francisco, CA. 7 p.m.

9.17.15 Launch reading for 3 prize-winning books with Alicia Jo Rabins and Siamak Vossoughi at Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, CA 7 p.m.

9.30.15 Reading for Literary Speakeasy at Martuni’s, San Francisco, CA 7 p.m.

10.10.15 Reading for San Francisco Litquake’s “Ice on a Hot Stove,” San Francisco, CA Time 11-12:30 a.m.

10.22.15 42 Miles Press official book launch at Indiana University South Bend

11.22.15 Book launch with Alicia Jo Rabins at The Ivy Bookshop, Baltimore, MD