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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 …

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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 …

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2020 Year-End Appeal Letter

Dear Friends of Perugia Press,

What a tumultuous year it’s been! At Perugia Press, like elsewhere, we’re making adjustments to how we work while still bringing poetry books by women into the world. Regardless …

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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 …

Read more

Now in Color Book Launch

On Monday, November 2, we celebrated the publication of Jacqueline Balderrama’s first full-length collection, Now in Color, winner of the 2020 Perugia Press Prize! This event on Día de los Muertos featured Balderrama and special guests: poets Juan Felipe Herrera (U.S. Poet Laureate emeritus), Sally …

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