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The Story of My Book: Carol Edelstein

Published periodically, “The Story of My Book” posts bring our collections to life through a series of five questions we ask all of our poets that highlight what makes every book unique and why Perugia is the right home for each of them (and may be for you and your book …

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Emerging BIWOC Poet Spotlight

This monthly series features poems by women of color in the early stages of their careers. It is our intention to create more space at Perugia for the work of BIWOC, and we hope using our modest platform to celebrate this work will expand the readership of the poets we spotlight. This …

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2021 Perugia Press Prize Results


Rebecca Pelky’s story-in-poems assembles the author’s research into her Native and non-Native heritage in the land now known as Wisconsin. Through the poet’s ancestors—and documented through text and image—this book relates narratives of people who converged on and impacted this space in myriad …

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Perugia at Virtual AWP 2021

Are you attending Virtual AWP 2021? If so, we’d love to have you stop by our online booth and say hello. Whether or not you attend, enjoy bookfair pricing with our AWP coupon for 50% off your entire cart at the bookshop on our website (use code …

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Lynne Thompson: L.A. Poet Laureate

LOS ANGELES​ ​— ​Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Lynne Thompson as the new Poet Laureate of the City of Los Angeles on February 24, 2021. A winner of the Marsh Hawk Prize, Perugia Book Award, and the Great Lakes Colleges Association’s New Writers …

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