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Fall 2016 catalog book list

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Published poetry authors can now submit manuscripts online! Visit our Poetry Authors Page for information




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Congratulations to Pitt poet
Lynn Emanuel, whose collection

was selected for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize by the Academy of American Poets. The prize includes a cash award of $25,000.

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Leslie Pietrzyk

This Angel on My Chest

September 14, 7 p.m.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Lily Auditorium - UL130
755 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Best American Poetry 2016 Reading

Christopher Bakken & Lynn Emanuel

September 22, 7 p.m.
Best American Poetry 2016 Reading
New School
66 W. 12th St.
New York, NY 10011

Michael David-Fox

Crossing Borders

September 23, 3 p.m.
NYU Jordan Center for Advanced Study of Russia
19 University Place, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10003

Chard deNiord


September 25, 3 p.m.
Words Out Loud
Kent Museum
758 Old West Church Road
Calais, VT 05640

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Congratulations to Pitt poet Lynn Emanuel, whose collection The Nerve of It was selected for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize by the Academy of American Poets. The prize includes a cash award of $25,000.

Congratulations to Cave Canem Foundation, recipient of the 2016 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, awarded by the National Book Foundation. In twelve years, this is the first time the award has been given to an organization. University of Pittsburgh Press publishes the winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize every third year.

We mourn the recent passing of Peter Oresick, a great friend, teacher, mentor, poet, painter, and champion of the arts in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette obituary.

Congratulations to Nathalie Handal, winner of the 2016 George Ellenbogen Poetry Award from the Arab American National Museum for her collection The Republics.

Congratulations to Oscar Swan, author of Kaleidoscope of Poland, who is the recipient of 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the American Council for Polish Culture, for his contributions to American Polish Culture.

Congratulations to Edward Murphy, whose book For a Proper Home won the 2016 Southern Cone Studies Section Social Sciences Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association.

Cave Canem Foundation, one of the most important organizations for U.S. literary arts and letters and the premier space for the cultivation of African American poetry is seeking a new Executive Director. Information about the organization, position, and application can be found here

The University of Pittsburgh Press proudly celebrates its 80th year of publishing in 2016.

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