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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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Sky Country in the Spotlight

The poems in Sky Country have resonated with readers of all backgrounds. Drawing on both the real and imagined experiences of her own family, Christine Kitano fills a gap in America's history by giving a voice to immigrant women whose stories have been forgotten by time.

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Poem of the Week: August 7, 2017

Hello readers! Every week, the BOA staff shares one of our favorite poems from our over 300 collections of poetry. This week's poem is from Christine Kitano's forthcoming collection, Sky Country, now available for pre-order in the BOA Bookstore. In this poem, the speaker is a Japanese-American interred at the Topaz Concentration Camp in Utah during World War II. Fireflies Because they have never seen anything like it,the city children weave through the barracks calling usto come see. Our stories of fireflies in Japanmust echo in their young heads, how we'd picnicin summer heat to watch the lit bodies punctuatethe dark. Better than Christmas, we'd...

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