Press for the 2021 Perugia Press Prize winner:
Rebecca Pelky's Through a Red Place

Rebecca Pelky's Perugia Press Prize win has been covered on the Clarkson University website, where Pelky is an assistant professor of film studies, through her local news website in Potsdam, New York, and in the local newspaper, North Country Now. We are so excited to work with Rebecca Pelky to bring her book to print later this year as the twenty-fifth Perugia Press book!

Jacqueline Balderrama discusses her debut poetry collection, Now in Color, with Cynthia Hogue
TONIGHT - Tuesday, March 30, 8:00 EST

Curated Conversation(s): a Latinx Poetry Show is a monthly interview with a Latinx poet who has recently published their first book. The debut poets themselves have selected their interlocutors. The event is free.

Emerging BIWOC Poet Spotlight

March 2021 Poet: Bettina Judd


from patient. (Black Lawrence Press)

To read more about this poet and her work, check out our blog.

 * Lynne Thompson "LA Made" Library Reading *
Thursday April 1, 4:00pm PST / 7:00pm EST

Kick off National Poetry Month by welcoming newly appointed LA Poet Laureate, Lynne Thompson, to her role. Hear her poetry and learn about her upcoming work and activities. City Librarian John Szabo and Cultural Affairs Manager Danielle Brazell will join Lynne for this event. Those attending the virtual program will have an opportunity to win a free book. This event will be streamed live on YouTube and Facebook.

 Lynne Thompson L.A. Poet Laureate Celebration 

You are invited to a reading celebrating National Poetry Month
and the newest poet laureate of Los Angeles, Lynne Thompson!
Lynne will read along with three exceptional L.A. poets:
Hiram Sims, Gail Wronsky, and Mariano Zaro.
Free to attend, but registration required.
(note: 6:00 is PST = 9:00 EST)
PO Box 60364, Florence, MA  01062