Carolina Hotchandani

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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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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AWP 2023: Seattle

We’re looking forward to the 2023 AWP Conference & Bookfair in Seattle, from March 8-11. Perugia Press will be at Table #1229 at the Bookfair with author book signings on Thursday 3/9 and Friday 3/10 (see below for specific times) …

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2023 Perugia Press Prize Results

WINNER: The Book Eaters by Carolina Hotchandani

In Carolina Hotchandani’s debut The Book Eaters, the poet’s desire for agency over her life’s narrative is counterbalanced by her awareness that poetry is written precisely when life wrests control from us. This book, conceived in loss, examines shifts in identity due to Partition, immigration, …

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