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UPP author Edward Paulino is interviewed on MSBNC to discuss the threat of deportation for hundreds of thousands of Haitians living in the Dominican Republic.

Fa15catalog Our Fall 2015 catalog of new books is now available.


The Summer 2015 Poetry Sale is on — 50% off selected titles!

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Joan Kane


July 28, 6 p.m.
Institute of American Indian Arts Writers' Festival
with Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Derek Palacio, and Ken White
IAIA Auditorium
83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe, NM 87508

Rick Hilles

A Map of the Lost World

August 2, 2 p.m.
Chautauqua Literary Arts Center
with fiction writer Nancy Reisman
Chautauqua Institution
1 Ames Ave.
Chautauqua, NY 14722

Afaa Michael Weaver

City of Eternal Spring

August 29, 6 p.m.
UFORGE Gallery
767 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Charles Harper Webb

Brain Camp

September 12, 8 p.m.
Beyond Baroque
681 Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291

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Congratulations to Afaa Michael Weaver, winner of this year’s Phillis Wheatley Book Award in the poetry category, for his City of Eternal Spring. The Wheatley awards, named for the first published African-American female writer, were presented July 17 at Columbia University in New York City, and are sponsored by the QBR: The Black Book Review and the Harlem Book Fair.

Congratulations to Leslie Pietrzyk, winner of the 2015 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for her short story collection This Angel on My Chest. It will be published in the Fall of 2015 by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Read the press release.

Congratulations to Nate Marshall of Chicago, Illinois, 2014 winner of the Agnes Starrett Poetry Prize for his collection Wild Hundreds. It will be published in the Fall of 2015 by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Read the press release.

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