Publishing Profiles:
Susan Kan of Perugia Press

A Press That's Bigger Than You Think,
with an Even Bigger Mission

An article by Katharine Zurek
My first hint that Perugia Press was more than just a one-woman, one-book entity was the way director of the press, Susan Kan, answered my questions with plenty of “us” and “we.” Read the whole article.
       Gail Martin
Amanda Auchter

Perugia Press Literary Evening
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 7:30 PM
The State Room
35 State Street (behind India House)
in Northampton, Massachusetts

 Gail Martin, winner of the 2013 Perugia Press Prize, for Begin Empty-Handed

Amanda Auchter, winner of the 2013 PEN Center USA Award, and the 2012 Perugia Press Prize, for
The Wishing Tomb

Plus special guest, Joan Barberich, from
Sanctuary for Writing Practice

Another reading:  Amanda Auchter, Gail Martin & Lori Desrosiers will read in the Collected Poets Series at Mocha Maya's Cafe (47 Bridge St.) in Shelburne Falls, MA on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7:00 PM. Details here.

  Accepting Submissions Until November 15

Perugia Press Prize
for a First or Second Book by a Woman

Prize: $1000 and publication
Entry must be received by November 15, 2013.

Lynne Thompson, 2007 Perugia Press Prize winner for Beg No Pardon, has this to say about her subsequent book, "Please know that even as this new book appears, I always give credit to Perugia Press for having launched me, with eternal gratitude."
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