For the purposes of this contest, a previously published full-length book of poems is defined as a volume of at least 48 pages in an edition of 500 or more copies that has been made readily available through trade distribution (i.e. 13. All Persea Books is an independent book publisher based out of New York that was established in the 1970s. More Truly and More Strange100 Contemporary Self-Portrait PoemsEdited and Introduced by Lisa Russ SpaarMore Truly and More Strange collects astonishing American self-portrait poems from the mid-twentieth century onward. Adlibris är en del av Adlibrisgruppen där även e-handelssajterna Discshop och Odla ingår.
Entry in our annual contests, the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry and the Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor's Choice Award, is an alternative means of submitting your poetry to Persea. This annual competition sponsors the publication of a poetry collection by a woman who has yet to publish a full-length poetry book. Send this information, along with your check payable to Persea Books, Inc. to: Persea BooksAttn. This annual competition sponsors the publication of a poetry collection by a woman who has yet to publish a full-length poetry book. You may also send us requests by mail, on university letterhead, to: Persea BooksAttn. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, All customers get FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon, Children's Growing Up & Facts of Life Books, Celebrate Gender Equality and Feminism in 2020, Suffragette City: Women, Politics, and the Built Environment, Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action: #WTF and How Did We Get Here? In addition, the winner receives the option of an all-expenses-paid residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center, a renowned artists retreat housed in a fifteenth-century castle in Umbertide, Italy. See all books. Queries via USPS, if a letter-size SASE is enclosed, will be answered within 5 months. Translations are not accepted. Examination copies are available to professors and teachers seeking titles to review for adoption consideration. All requests are subject to availability and approval. The Resilient Writer: Tales of Rejection and Triumph from 23 Top Authors. Raised in the Hudson Valley, he now lives in New York City. One desk copy is available for every twenty copies ordered. “Awkward-Rich’s terse yet beguiling lyric articulates what it is to inhabit a particular body at a particular time in history, and, in the shadow of violence, to seek—or resist—openness.”—The New Yorker, “[Meek’s] books are a cornerstone in the foundation of how we will think about the poems of the early 21st century…”—Jericho Brown, “[Meek] knows just how to dissolve sense in sound and, simultaneously, pull sense out of sound, giving meaning new modes of being”—Cole Swensen, Fanya, a young Polish Jew, living and working on the Lower East Side, attends a lecture by a famous educator, Henry Scott, that seems meant specifically for her. The ancient Egyptians revered it as a celestial tree, believing the stars were its leaves and the sun rose from its branches. If we are interested in seeing more work, we will contact you. Desk Copies90 Broad Street, Suite 2100New York, NY 10004. Submit hereRead more about the Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Project’s book contests, Systems for the Future of Feelingby Kimberly Grey, Praise for Places I’ve Taken My Body by Molly McCully Brown, author of the acclaimed poetry collection The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded“Heartfelt and wrenching, a significant addition to the literature of disability..”—Kirkus Reviews (Starred), “Brown’s essays can feel like a punch in the gut, but they are beautiful, nevertheless..”—Booklist (Starred), “Places I’ve Taken My Body will strike chords in anyone who’s ever questioned their faith, been challenged by their body, or who has ever been vulnerable— which is to say, all of us.”—Foreword Reviews, “Brown’s work leaves readers with a lyrical look at living within the confines of the body.”—Publishers Weekly, In the Field Between Us by Molly McCully Brown + Susannah Nevison, “Brown and Nevison explore the body in all its contradictions: as a site of mourning and of celebration, and as a burden and a source of vivid brightness.”—Publishers Weekly, “This is a beautiful, urgent book.”—Ilya Kaminsky, Winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize, “…the sonnet is made new—revitalized by the restless brilliance of Wainscott’s mind and music.”—Shane McCrae, Dispatchby Cameron Awkward-RichOrder here. • Please note that the contest entry period ends at 11:59p.m. This is Yezierska’s story of her life, from a Polish ghetto to New York's sweatshops to success in Hollywood, all written as vividly as her fiction. Imagining AmericaStories from the Promised LandA Multicultural Anthology of American FictionThirty-seven short stories from 1900 to the present, written by some of our best authors—African, Asian, European, Jewish, Middle Eastern, and Native American—follow the waves of immigration into and migration within the United States.

Over the past decades, Persea has produced hundreds of engaging and consequential books. These stories are unique in time and circumstance, yet they address a common dilemma: how to reconcile America’s mythologized “promise” with its more complex reality. She loves language, is sensitive to place, and welcomes works informed by contemporary issues. With formal grace and moral agility, these poems chart our transformation by art and heart.”— Donald Morrill. Borrow. Gabriel Fried is the Poetry Editor. The Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize (formerly the Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Prize) is a collaboration between Persea Books and The Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Project. Not in Library. He has also acquired and edited fiction and nonfiction for the press. Merwin, Frank O’Hara, Gregory Orr, Gregory Pardlo, Carl Phillips, Patrick Rosal, Brenda Shaughnessy, Reginald Shepherd, Tracy K. Smith, Mark Strand, James Tate, Natasha Trethewey, Jean Valentine, Afaa Michael Weaver, Charles Wright, and many others.Order here, Shoreless by Enid Shomer2019 Lexi Rudnitsky Editor’s Choice Award Winner, “Enid Shomer’s heroic new collection is ringed by the vast, floating horizon of each moment—and, closer in, the depths: memory, love, loss, solitude. Publishing History This is a chart to show the when this publisher published books.
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The Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize competition is open to self-identifying women who have yet to publish a full-length book of poems. After spending two years as an intern for Persea Books, Annalee Roustio stayed on as a Marketing and Publicity Assistant. After a highly charged exchange, the rational, older, American professor is won over by the young, passionate, Jewish immigrant. She lived on the Lower East Side and worked her way up through menial jobs and hard-won education to success as a writer about “her people.”. Borrow. Persea is distributed to the trade by W.W. Norton. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Thoth, god of science, arts and numbers, recorder of deeds and measurer of time, and Safekh, goddess of writing and learning, sat at the foot of the Persea and inscribed upon its leaves the names and deeds of those mortals whose important works had secured them eternal life and everlasting fame. Most importantly, Yezierska focuses on how success and failure felt and what they meant to her as an artist and a woman, making Red Ribbon on a White Horse a universal and enduring document. Jonah Fried has worked as our Publicist and Office Manager since 2015. He joined Persea in 1999. Most of all, we are looking for the fresh voice, a clear point of view, the well-written work that will endure. In addition, they should include a title page displaying the collection title only. SubmissionsPersea Books90 Broad Street, Suite 2100New York, NY 10004. This includes shipping. Edited by Wesley Brown and Amy Ling, contributors include Sui Sin Far, Toshio Mori, Bernard Malamud, Amiri Baraka, Junot Díaz, Chiyra Divakaruni, Jessica Hagedorn, Edwidge Danticat, Sherman Alexie, Oscar Hijuelos, Monfoon Leong, Sandra Cisneros, Grace Paley, Alice Walker, Hisaye Yamamoto, among others. Submissions, Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry. Each story is authentic and immediate, as memorable as family history passed from one generation to the next. You can request a desk copy here. In 2011, he also became Publisher of George Braziller, Inc. Karen Braziller is co-founder and Editorial Director.

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