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WXXI Poetry Moments 2018 with BOA Editions

Happy National Poetry Month! BOA Editions is excited to once again partner with WXXI—Rochester's very own public radio station—to celebrate National Poetry Month with a special series of "Poetry Moments" this April. These 2-3 minute segments will feature twelve of our favorite poems read by BOA's staff, board members, and friends. "Poetry Moments" will be broadcast throughout the week April 9–20 and will air at 12:20pm on Classical 91.5; at 2:38pm on AM 1370; and at 9:20am on WRUR Different Radio. You can also listen to the full list of recordings online anytime, anywhere. Here's a full list of poems being read on-air...

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JAN-HENRY GRAY wins 17th annual A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize

Rochester, NY—BOA Editions, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Jan-Henry Gray is the winner of the 17th annual A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. Selected by esteemed poet D. A. Powell from an original pool of more than 750 submissions, Gray’s winning manuscript Documents will be published by BOA Editions in April 2019 as part of the A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America Series. Gray will also receive a $1,000 honorarium. D.A. Powell will write a foreword for the published collection. Powell said of his selection: “There were so many deserving manuscripts, all so different, but I always have to...

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BOA Editions to release a deluxe 30th anniversary eBook of Lucille Clifton's GOOD WOMAN

BOA Editions is thrilled to announce a deluxe eBook edition of Good Woman. Read on to learn more about this exciting eBook and how you can enter our upcoming #CliftonGiveaway.

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with BOA Editions

National Poetry Month is just a few days away, and the BOA Editions team can't wait to join in the celebration! This year, we are going all out in the festivities. What better way is there to honor the vital place of poetry in America than with a month-long jubilee? National Poetry Month Sale By popular demand, we are bringing back our National Poetry Month sale. All titles in the BOA Bookstore will be on sale during the entire month of April. Use promo code BOAPOETRY18 at checkout to save 40% on your order! Poetry Moments with WXXI BOA Editions is excited to...

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City of Rochester to Proclaim April 20th as “BOA Editions Day”

The City of Rochester is honoring BOA Editions, Ltd.—one of the nation’s leading independent publishers of poetry and literary fiction—by proclaiming April 20, 2018 as “BOA Editions Day.” The mayoral proclamation will be issued during a poetry celebration at the City Hall Atrium featuring a reading by award-winning poet Chen Chen. The celebration, which takes place during National Poetry Month, will be held on April 20th at 6:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. BOA Publisher Peter Conners says: “Having Mayor Warren proclaim BOA Editions Day is such wonderful recognition of our contributions to Rochester’s cultural...

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