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Perugia in the Classroom: The Making of a Reading Companion

By Amelia Burton, Perugia Press 2022 Summer Intern

Perugia offers free classroom companion guides for most of the press’s books, which feature a sample poem, discussion questions, writing prompts, and more. The reading companions are primarily geared toward supporting …

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The Story of My Book: Jacqueline Balderrama

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 too).

Jacqueline …

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2023 Poetry Book Prize Opens 8/1!

The 2023 Perugia Press Prize contest for a first or second book of poetry by a woman will be open for submissions from August 1-November 15, 2022. We’re accepting submissions of full-length poetry …

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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 …

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The Story of My Book: Melody S. Gee

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 …

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