Since 1997, Perugia Press has been publishing first and second books of poetry by women. We publish one book a year, the winner of the Perugia Press Prize. Our mission is to help right gender inequity in publishing by launching women’s voices into the world, one excellent book at a time.
Our goal is to produce beautiful books that interest long-time readers of poetry and welcome those new to poetry. We celebrate and promote our poets, and poetry, whenever we can, through social media, and at local, regional, and national book fairs, readings, and events.
Perugia Press is a nonprofit organization with IRS 501(c)(3) tax exemption.
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We publish one 1st or 2nd book by a woman each year. That book is the winner of our annual Perugia Press Prize.
Recent Awards Received
PEN Center USA, Housatonic Book Award, James Laughlin Award, PEN New England, GLCA New Writers Award
Jennifer K. Sweeney, Amanda Auchter, Diane Gilliam Fisher
Women and women-identified poets can submit first or second book mss. to our annual Perugia Press Prize. Guidelines are available online. (See website for details)
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