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Welcome to the Bluestem Press, sponsor of the Bluestem Poetry Award and its Tradition of Excellence in publishing. We have now reached a milestone fifteenth year of publishing. Please support our press and our authors by buying one of our outstanding books judged by accomplished, award-winning poets of distinction.
2003 Contest Winner.

The Bluestem Press at Emporia State University publishes collections of poetry from its annual contest, the Bluestem Poetry Award. We also publish the literary journal, Flint Hills Review .

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