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This Friday! Matthew Shenoda! The Poetry of Travel!

Don't miss out on your chance to participate in Matthew Shenoda's master class on the poetry of travel this Friday at Midtown Athletic Club in Rochester. The third installment of Writing Exercises — BOA Edition’s popular new writing workshop series — Shenoda’s class will inspire participants to draw upon their own travel experiences to capture on the page adventures experienced in distant and not-so-distant lands. Great travel writing can be almost as fun as traveling. Through prose and poetry, we can experience new places, meet people, and gain a deeper understanding of our world. American Book Award-winning BOA-poet Matthew Shenoda...

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1st Annual Short Fiction Contest!

This year BOA Editions celebrate 35 years as a publisher. In 2007, we began publishing fiction in our American Readers Series and have had the pleasure of bringing to the world the work of authors such as Anne Germanacos, Craig Morgan Teicher,  Joanna Howard and Jessica Treat. The fantastic range of work by these authors have been a welcome addition to the body of writing we have published. To commemorate the milestone of our 35 years, we are inaugurating our 1st annual Short Fiction Contest. The winner will have their collection of short stories published in our American Reader Series...

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Persistence and Politeness: Craig Morgan Teicher reads "The Virtues of Birds"

At the recent AWP conference in Washington D.C., PBS NewsHour was generous enough to film writers reading their work. This week the PBS NewsHour features BOA's very own Craig Morgan Teicher. Here is Craig reading "The Virtues of Birds" from Cradle Book. Watch the full episode. See more PBS NewsHour. You can also read the text here

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Upcoming Events during National Poetry Month!

A number of exciting events are happening during National Poetry Month! Below are the dates for upcoming events featuring BOA's poets. April is simply packed with opportunities to hear these wonderful poets read.  You can find more information here: http://www.boaeditions.org/about-us/events/. The calendar is always evolving so please keep checking as new events are added, and be on the lookout for our poets near you! Hope to see you at one of these events! Mon Mar 28 Nikola Madzirov reads at the launch of The Wolf Poetry Magazine with Anne Waldman, Saskia Hamilton, & Danielle Blau - jimmy's no. 43, East...

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The Poetry of Travel with Matthew Shenoda

In Rochester for a special reading from Seasons of Lotus, Seasons of Bone (BOA Editions, 2009),  poet Matthew Shenoda will follow-up his reading at Monroe Community College with a master class on the poetry of travel on Friday, April 8 at Midtown Athletic Club. The third installment of Writing Exercises -- BOA Edition's popular new writing workshop series -- Shenoda's class will inspire participants to draw upon their own travel experiences to capture on the page adventures experienced in distant and not-so-distant lands. Great travel writing can be almost as fun as traveling. Through prose and poetry, we can experience...

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