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February 27, 2012

Results from our Open Reading Period


Steel Toe Books has selected Four Horsepersons of a Disappointing Apocalypse by Gabriel Welsch of Huntingdon, PA, and Romeo Bones by Somerset, KY native Ron Salutsky from over seventy manuscripts submitted during our November/December 2011 open reading period. Look for their books in 2013.


Honorable Mentions:

American Amnesiac Poems by Diane Raptosh

Jonah Descending by Joey Connelly

Favorite Maritime Drinking Songs of the Miraculous Alcoholics by Matt Schumaker

Morph and Bloom by Wendy Wisner

Where Pelicans Float Down from Stained Glass by Peter E. Murphy

January 1, 2017

Happy New Year! 2016 may have been marred by celebrity deaths, and who knows what this year will bring, but we at Steel Toe Books will be doing our part to ensure that it is a year of great poetry.

Publication of A Woman is a Woman is a Woman is a Woman by Chrys Tobey

Hot off the presses is Chrys Tobey’s first book, A Woman Is A Woman Is A Woman Is A Woman. You can order that now from Amazon.com or directly from us. Next up, sometime in mid-2017, is Street Calligraphy by Jim Daniels.

Results of Fall 2016 Open Reading Period

To keep the party moving, in late 2017 we will be preparing Curtis L. Crisler’s The GReY aLBum [PoeMS] for publication. We just offered Curtis a standard royalties contract today, and we’re thrilled to welcome him into the STB family. We selected The GReY aLBum [PoeMS] from over 100 manuscripts submitted to our Fall 2016 open reading period.

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