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Juliana Aragón Fatula’s Poetry Selected as Finalist in Regional Award Competition

June 2nd, 2016  |  by  |  published in Juliana Aragón Fatula, Press | Comments Off on Juliana Aragón Fatula’s Poetry Selected as Finalist in Regional Award Competition

We know our writers are amazing, talented, and incredibly dedicated to telling powerful stories. But we are absolutely proud – and pretty darn pumped – when someone else lets us know that too. Today we heard that Juliana Aragón Fatula’s Red Canyon Falling on Churches was selected as a finalist for the High Plains Book […]

Patriarch Run: A Literary Thriller

June 1st, 2016  |  by  |  published in Benjamin Dancer, New Releases | Comments Off on Patriarch Run: A Literary Thriller

Patriarch Run: A Literary Thriller

Nine years ago, Jack Erikson was deployed to China to protect the United States from a cyberattack. Now, suffering from a drug-induced amnesia, he is unable to recognize his own son. What Jack knows for sure is that an elite group of operators is determined to kill him. What he does not yet remember is […]

Series of Readings from Islanders Slated for May and June

May 19th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Events, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Series of Readings from Islanders Slated for May and June

Series of Readings from Islanders Slated for May and June

Colorado author Teow Lim Goh blends fact and fiction, politics and intimacy in her chronicle of a forgotten episode in American history. Join Teow Lim Goh at any of the following events listed below to hear poems from her moving new collection of poetry Islanders. You can pick up a copy of Goh’s debut collection […]

The Year the Eggs Cracked

May 18th, 2016  |  by  |  published in J Diego Frey, Poetry | Comments Off on The Year the Eggs Cracked

The Year the Eggs Cracked

Like a blindfolded fool who stands on a street corner giving out free hugs, this poetry collection has many oddly shaped gifts to offer. Maybe you’ll come away with a feeling of affection, maybe with some type of infection, but your relationship with modern poetry will be changed. We hope for the better. Praise for […]

Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

May 16th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Teow Lim Goh | Comments Off on Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

Islanders On Sale Today; Explores the Lost Voices of America’s Immigrants

So often the tales of immigrants are buried beneath the gathering dust of history. But these stories can tell us so much more about what it means to be American than almost any other type of known literature. The process of acculturation, of becoming American, the hard road that many traveled and the unknown tales […]

McBrearty’s Book and Writing Praised in Two Recent Reviews

May 12th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Press, Robert Garner McBrearty | Comments Off on McBrearty’s Book and Writing Praised in Two Recent Reviews

McBrearty.

Conundrum Press author Robert Garner McBrearty recently received two glowing reviews for his debut novel, The Western Lonesome Society (published Sept. 2015). High Country News, a nonprofit publication based in Paonia, Colorado, highlighted McBrearty’s witty and fabulously quirky writing style. Well-known literary magazine The Pleiades Book Review also featured McBrearty’s novel. In the High Country […]

Conundrum Poet Wins Award

May 5th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Bruce Berger | Comments Off on Conundrum Poet Wins Award

Conundrum Poet Wins Award

Bruce Berger, whose book of poetry Facing the Music Conundrum published in 2014, has been honored with the Karen Chamberlain Lifetime Achievement Award for Poetry. Bruce received this award at the 2016 Headwaters Poetry Festival held April 15-17 in Gunnison, Colorado. According to Dr. David J. Rothman, director of the graduate program in creative writing […]

Lyricless: In Honor of National Poetry Month

April 28th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Chris Ransick | Comments Off on Lyricless: In Honor of National Poetry Month

Lyricless: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets, writers, and contributors to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Chris Ransick: Imagine a world without poetry. Go ahead, try it. It’s difficult to do. Begin at the beginning, then. A small band of early human beings huddle […]

A Night at Stonehenge: In Honor of National Poetry Month

April 26th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Juliana Aragón Fatula | Comments Off on A Night at Stonehenge: In Honor of National Poetry Month

A Night at Stonehenge: In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets, writers, and contributors to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Juliana Aragón Fatula: I’m an artist. I need music, drums, dancing, shouting. I treat writing like a sport. When I teach writing workshops, we chant and cheer motivational […]

Bly Vs. Fulton: Tranströmer’s Poem “Allegro,” In Honor of National Poetry Month

April 23rd, 2016  |  by  |  published in Blog, Rebecca Snow | Comments Off on Bly Vs. Fulton: Tranströmer’s Poem “Allegro,” In Honor of National Poetry Month

Bly Vs. Fulton: Tranströmer’s Poem “Allegro,” In Honor of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, Conundrum Press has asked our poets, writers, and contributors to offer their thoughts on poetry. We will be publishing reflections throughout the month. Rebecca Snow Last year, after hearing the news of Tomas Tranströmer’s death, I renewed my effort to sneak poetry into my English composition classes. When the Swedish poet […]

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