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  • Matters of the Sea / Cosas del mar / Richard Blanco
  • The Invisible Bridge / El Puente Invisible / Circe Maia
  • The Nerve of It / Lynn Emanuel
  • Wild Hundreds / Nate Marshall
  • Interstate / Chard deNiord
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Join Drue Heinz Literature Prize Winner Leslie Pietrzyk

October 8, 7 p.m.
Drue Heinz Literature Prize Reading
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (Tropical Forest area)
One Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Congratulations to Pitt poet Ross Gay, whose work, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude has been long-listed for the National Book Award, poetry category. Details here. PoetrySaleBanner


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Author Events

Rickey Laurentiis

Boy with Thorn

October 6, 7 p.m.
Betsy Fagin's Book Release Party
Torn Page Parlour
435 W22nd Street
New York, NY 10011

Leslie Pietrzyk

This Angel on My Chest

October 8, 7 p.m.
Drue Heinz Prize Reading
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (Tropical Forest area)
One Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Sarah Rose Nordgren

Best Bones

October 9, 8 p.m.
The Greenhouse Reading Series
with Michael Morse
341 Milton St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Afaa Michael Weaver

City of Eternal Spring

October 11, 3 p.m.
Calliope Poetry Series
with Elizabeth Bradfield and Jennifer Tseng
West Falmouth Library
575 W. Falmouth Hwy.
West Falmouth, MA 02574

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Congratluations to Per Anders Rudling, whose book, The Rise and Fall of Belarusian Nationalism, 1906–1931 has been named a winner of the 2015 Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES.)

Congratulations to Pitt poet Toi Derricotte on her retirement after serving nearly 20 years on the board of the Cave Canem Foundation. She is also a cofounder of Cave Canem. A tribute fund has been established in her honor. Read the Press Release.

Inaugural poet Richard Blanco has been named Education Ambassador of the Academy of American Poets. Details here.

Congratulations to poet Nate Marshall, author of Wild Hundreds, who was awarded a 2015 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation: Details here.

Pitt poet Chard deNiord has been named Vermont State Poet. A resident of Putney, UPP has recently published Chard's latest collection, Interstate.

Congratulations to Jesse Lee Kercheval, among the NEA’s 2016 Translation Fellowship recipients. UPP will publish her translations of poetry by Circe Maia, The Invisible Bridge/El Puente Invisible: Selected Poems of Circe Maia.

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