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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 …

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Perugia Press Gives Through Books

As part of our ongoing strategic planning to do more as an organization to address racism and inequity, Perugia pledges to donate 5% of our total book sales at year-end to organizations …

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Emerging BIWOC Poet Spotlight

This is the first post in what will be a monthly series we’re curating featuring poems by women of color in the early stages of their careers. This came out of a suggestion from our newsletter subscriber Dorina Pena that we were eager to implement. Thank …

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A Conversation with Perugia’s Intern

Adrie Rose is completing a summer internship at Perugia Press, sponsored by the Praxis Program at Smith College. Jean Blakeman, Perugia Press board member, conducted an interview with Adrie about her experience as a Perugia intern and as a poet.

Adrie Rose, Perugia Intern

QWhat first brought you to poetry?

A: I …

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Perugia Press Prize: Open & Updates

We opened for submissions to our annual contest on August 1, and we’ll be open through November 15. We are looking for manuscripts from women poets who have not yet published more than one full-length …

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