Praise for Our Poets!

It’s time for a round-up of recent news about some of Perugia Press’s poets:

Abby E. Murray’s debut with Perugia, Hail and Farewell, was beautifully reviewed in Literary Mama by Libby Maxey. FYI, check out the latest issue of Collateral, the journal Abby edits.

Megan Peak’s Girldom, her debut with Perugia, has won the Philosophical Society of Texas’s 2020 Book Prize in Poetry!

Lynne Thompson’s poem “She talk like this ’cause me Mum born elsewhere, say” was chosen for the 2020 Best American Poetry & Lynne is a new Cave Canem Board Member

Jenifer Browne Lawrence is passing the baton as Editor-in-Chief of Crab Creek Review – congrats on your tenure Jenifer!  

Lisa Allen Ortiz is part of The Hive Poetry Collective,a community of writers in Santa Cruz creating public conversation “about the poems that buzz through our lives.” 

The latest issue of the Adroit Journal features new poems by Frannie Lindsay and Abby E. Murray and a conversation with Corrie Williamson about her latest book. Our poets make beautiful music TOGETHER!

Check out the latest collaboration between Perugia poets L. I. Henley and Jennifer K. Sweeney in Stirring Lit, from their manuscript The Book of Questions.

Several of our poets had new books published in 2019:

Catherine Anderson, Everyone I Love Immortal (Woodley Press); L. I. Henley, The Whole Night Through (What Books Press); Lynne Thompson, Fretwork (Marsh Hawk Press); Corrie Williamson, The River Where You Forgot My Name (SIU Press / Crab Orchard Series).

2020 will bring new books from other Perugia poets, including Carol Edelstein (Simian Press), Frannie Lindsay (CavanKerry Press), Jennifer K. Sweeney (Backwaters Press /U. of Nebraska), and, of course, the 2020 PERUGIA PRESS PRIZE WINNER!