News & Blog

A Conversation with Perugia’s Intern

Alexis Crafts is completing a fall internship at Perugia Press, sponsored by the Westfield State University English Department’s Internship Program. English majors are required to complete an internship during their time at WSU, for which they receive course credit. This is the second semester Perugia has been able to offer an internship as a partnership between our press and Westfield State University. Jean Blakeman, …

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Emerging BIWOC Poet Spotlight

This monthly series features poems by women of color in the early stages of their publishing careers. It is our intention to create more space at Perugia for the work of poets who are Black, Indigenous, and women of color …

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2023 Year-End Appeal Letter

Dear Friends of Perugia Press,

Building community is at the heart of Perugia Press. When so much of our country and the world seems fractured, the value of community rises. By “community,” we …

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Emerging BIWOC Poet Spotlight

This monthly series features poems by women of color in the early stages of their publishing careers. It is our intention to create more space at Perugia for the work of poets who are Black, Indigenous, and women of color (BIWOC).

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The Book Eaters Launch

Carolina Hotchandani’s debut The Book Eaters was officially released on September 15!

Perugia Press held a virtual launch on October 11 featuring Carolina Hotchandani with special guest readers Jennifer K. Sweeney (How to Live on Bread and Music, Perugia, 2009), Lynne Thompson (Beg No Pardon, Perugia, …

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