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Announcing the Semi-Finalists/ Finalists for the (2017) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

30 Jun

We are pleased to announce this year’s semi-finalists/ finalists for the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award.

We will be announcing the winner and updating the list to distinguish between finalists and semi-finalists by July 6, 2017.

THE FINALISTS AND SEMI-FINALISTS FOR THE 2017 42 MILES PRESS POETRY AWARD (in no particular order):

I Am Trying to Remember – Charissa Menefee
Rules for Rearrangement – Julie Babcock
I Love You but I Don’t Speak Your Language – Jason Bredle
The Chalk Line – Susan Sonde
Glass Is Glass Water Is Water – Rae Gouirand
Future Erstwhile Century – Bill Rasmovicz
Air, Light, Dust, Shadow, Distance – Mary Ann Samyn
A Girl Could Disappear Like This – Deborah Schwartz
A Theory for What Just Happened – Laurie Blauner
Brightness This – Franciszka Voeltz
Posthumous Noon – Aaron Baker
You Are Still Alive – William Stobb
In Migration – Kimberly Kruge
Comfort – Sarah Heady
American Oak – Jake Young
The Failure of My Music – Robert Evory
Repeater – Michael Peterson
With Love, Etcetera – Michael Robins
Almost a Member of the Family – Margo Mensing
Polyvalence – Jayson Iwen
Superstition Freeway – Miles Waggener
Under a Hill – Mary B. Leader
Days Since a Lost Time Accident – Steve Bellin
Temple of Bureaucratic Kindness – Brad Johnson
Covenant – Maureen Mulhern
House Is an Enigma – Emma Bolden
Country House – Sarah Barber
Go Because I Love You – Jared Harel
Elsewhere, That Small – Monica Berlin
Little Room, Small Ground – Monica Berlin
The Three-legged World – Peter Grandbois

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Last year’s winner Decoherence by Nate Pritts is coming fall 2017. Pre-order available soon. Questions, comments, or concerns? Please contact us directly.

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Happy Friday, yes?

27 Jan

Interested poets, you still have 33 days to submit to the 2017 42 Miles Press Poetry Award contest.

In the meantime, Kimberly Lambright’s Ultra-Cabin (winner of the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award), is available to be previewed and purchased at SPD and Amazon. And… an awesome interview with the author can be found here.

And, because it’s Friday, and I’m thinking about Spring… here are two poems from Superstition Review by the 2017 42 Miles Press Poetry Award winner, Nate Pritts (DECOHERENCE, forthcoming). 

 

 

A Virtual Interview w/ Kimberly Lambright

11 Jan

Bookwoman poetry open mic curator, Cindy Huyser, interviewed Kimberly Lambright about Ultra-Cabin and we are delighted to report you can now find that interview here!

And an excerpt (selfishly) mentioning 42 Miles Press here:

“I sent Ultra-Cabin to about 15 first-book contests over a period of about 2
years; the book was a finalist/semifinalist for a few contests, so that was
encouraging. 42 Miles is a small shop out of Indiana University—they
started in 2010 and put out one book a year, the poetry contest winner. I
found them via the Poets & Writers’ website. I was floored when I won and
feel really lucky to belong to the 42 Miles line—Betsy Andrews’ eerie and
beautiful The Bottom won the contest in 2013, for example, so I feel in
very good company.”

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