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Three Cheers for Simone White, Evan Kennedy, and Futurepoem Press!

By Harriet Staff

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Congratulations to Simone White and Evan Kennedy: winners of the Futurepoem 2013 Open Call!

From Futurepoem Press:

We are excited to announce the selections from our 2013 annual open call: Evan Kennedy’s The Sissies and Simone White’s Of Being Dispersed. Once again, we had a record number of submissions, each of which was read by our team of editors, including 2013 guest editors Albert Mobilio, Ben Lerner, and Myung Mi Kim. Thank you to all who submitted!

Later in the summer we will be announcing guest editors for our 2014 open call. Please visit our submissions page in the coming months for more details.

More about our new authors…

Simone White is the author of House Envy of All the World (2010, Factory School/Heretical Texts) and the chapbooks Dolly (2008, Q Ave Press, with the paintings of Kim Thomas) and Unrest (2013, Ugly Duckling Presse, Dossier Series). She has received fellowships from Cave Canem and was selected as a New American Poet for the Poetry Society of America. Currently completing a PhD in English at CUNY Graduate Center, she works as Program Manager at The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Evan Kennedy is a poet and bicyclist who lives in San Francisco, California. He is the author of Terra Firmament (Krupskaya), Shoo-Ins to Ruin (Gold Wake Press), and Us Them Poems (BookThug). dirtyswan.wordpress.com

Most excellent news!

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Posted in Poetry News on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 by Harriet Staff.