T H E   B E S T   N E W   W O M E N   P O E T S
for 20 years

Perugia Press Mark 20 Years
of Publishing the Best New Women Poets
NOVEMBER 10-15, 2016

Celebrate with us:
Come to readings, come to workshops, eat cake,
buy our anniversary chapbook or any of our books,
send us your manuscript!
 Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 PM
 Join us for short readings with Gail Thomas, Janet E. Aalfs, Carol Edelstein, Faye George, Catherine Anderson, Ida Stewart, Lynne Thompson, Jenifer Browne Lawrence, Gail Martin, Corrie Williamson, and Lisa Allen Ortiz. Also: remarks by board member Allegra Mira, founder & outgoing director Susan Kan, and incoming director Rebecca Hart Olander. And cake!
Neilson Browsing Room at Smith College
Northampton, MA

Saturday, November 12 at 1:00 PM
Two sessions: 1-2:15 and 2:30-4:45 PM
Poet-led, drop-in, free workshops and conversations. Writing Epistolary Poems; To Submit or Not, Where & When; The Poet in theMachine: Technology, Tools, & How to Use Wisely; Writing the Slam Poem; AND MORE! All are welcome.
Wright Hall at Smith College  
Northampton, MA
Detailed descriptions here. 

Tuesday, November 15 at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Lisa Allen Ortiz, Gail Martin, and Corrie Williamson
Q&A session at 4:00 PM in the Poetry Center, Wright Hall
Reading at 7:30 PM in the Helen Hills Hills Chapel
Smith College, Northampton, MA

GUIDE    sweet husk    BEH

Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 PM
Lisa Allen Ortiz and Carol Edelstein
Mocha Maya’s Café in Shelburne Falls, MA

Ortiz   Edelstein

A commemorative chapbook with poems by all the Perugia Press poets
Available at our anniversary events for $10 


Co-sponsored by the Poetry Center at Smith College and supported by a grant from the Northampton Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 

for a first or second poetry book  by a woman 

DEADLINE fast approaching:   November 15, 2016 
gloss  TMOL   ECH  KB  BandM  

Enter your poetry manuscript now!

Prize: $1000 and publication


SUSAN KAN, Director of Perugia Press, was on New England Public Radio (NEPR) during Weekend Edition, talking about Perugia Press's 20 years and her work as director. Listen here.

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