Today we're celebrating Natalie Eilbert's manuscript, The Death and Life of the Venus City, selected by judge Brian Teare as the first runner-up of our inaugural feminist chapbook contest. Natalie's manuscript begins with these powerful lines from the title poem:
"I am sick of drawing this connection: there is no document
of civilization that isn’t also its ruins. Ask for rapture, get a god.
Ask for Venus, private stones winter underground. Today I am
vain enough in my commute to peak my fa...
Gazing Grain Press is pleased to announce that judge Brian Teare has selected Laura Neuman as the winner of our inaugural feminist chapbook contest! Hir chapbook The Busy Life will be published this month and launched at a celebratory reading during Fall for the Book on Sunday, September 30, at 5:30 p.m. in the Mason Hall Atrium at the George Mason University Fairfax campus.
We are also happy to announce that Brian Teare has named Natalie Eilbert's book The Life and Death of the Venus Cit...