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July 21, 2008

Steel Toe Books Acquires Two New Titles

Steel Toe Books is pleased to announce that our June 2008 open reading period has resulted in the acquisition of two fantastic manuscripts:  Nevertheless, Hello by Christopher Goodrich andvBlue Collar Eulogies by Michael Meyerhofer.  To all those who sent manuscripts, thanks for seven weeks of stimulating reading; you fill us with tremendous optimism about the state of contemporary poetry.


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December 14, 2007

We just learned that Garrison Keillor will be reading John Guzlowski's poem, "What My Father Believed," on The Writer's Almanac on December 28.  Be sure to catch it on your local NPR affiliate.

March 28, 2007

Steel Toe Books announces John Guzlowski's Verse Memoir Lightning and Ashes

For the last thirty years, John Guzlowski's primary subject has been the experience of his parents before, during, and after the Second World War. Both were taken into Nazi Germany as slave laborers. His father was captured in 1940 outside of Poznan, Poland. His mother was captured near her home west of Lvov, Poland, and transported in 1942. They worked in concentration camps and the associated factories and farms until the end of the war. They met in those camps.


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February 26, 2007

Steel Toe Books Catches Prairie Fever

Bowling Green, KY: Steel Toe Books is proud to announce the launch of an exciting new title, Prairie Fever, by Mary Biddinger of Akron, Ohio. This is Biddinger's first book, and we consider it an auspicious debut, as strong as any first book of poems that the poetry world has seen in years.

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