The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Call to Writers: 2020 Perugia Press Prize for a First or Second Book by a Woman



WHAT: Submissions Open for 2020 Perugia Press Prize for a First or Second Book by a Woman
WHEN: Submit manuscripts between August 1 and November 15, 2019

SUBMISSIONS OPEN NOW!
2020 Perugia Press Prize for a First or Second Book by a Woman

Prize: $1000 and publication
Submit manuscripts between August 1 and November 15, 2019

We've switched to using Submittable for accepting manuscripts, and entries
are already coming in. Please consider sending us your work!
Click here for complete submission guidelines


Prize details & support for poets:

The winner of the Perugia Press Prize receives:
Publication of her book
A $1,000 prize
10 author copies of her book
An ongoing discount of 50% off of the cover price of her book
The press provides and sends review copies to a variety of writers and review venues.
The press provides entry copies to a range of post-publication contest opportunities.
The winning poet works closely with the editor to create a book she loves, and she has a say in book editing, design, and promotion.
The press plans a book launch for the poet in MA, where the press is based, for which a partial travel stipend and reading honorariums are provided.
Perugia poets receive ongoing publicity support through our website and other social media.
The press plans readings and participates in local and national book fairs to promote the work of our poets.

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