Independent publishers since 1975
Founded in 1975 by Karen Braziller and Michael Braziller, Persea Books is an independent literary publisher of fiction and nonfiction, contemporary American poetry, poetry in translation, books for young adults, literary anthologies for the classroom, and rediscovered classics.
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"The days are getting longer,/they say the worst is over,/we’ll have more light/from here on out."—Laura Cronk @NewSchoolWrites
“Does this explain the heart? How/ one finds another, families/ intertwined like crops”—Mitchell L.H. Douglas (from \blak\\al-febet\)
Thanks @SplitThisRock for recommending Mike White's #Vermeer in Hell among other exciting #poetry books of 2014.
“O Water of Life, fill me up; make me your shotglass, your / hipflask, my most hollow crannies brimming with you.”—Kimberly Johnson
Iowans! Tonight! Kim Johnson! #Poetry! @Prairie_Lights !
On 11/25 catch our resident poet-naturalist Liz #Bradfield reading her #poetry on Orcas Island. @MarineBiol_FHL @HeatherMcHugh
A great review of THE WYNONA STONE POEMS by Caki Wilkinson in the new @publishersWkly. Three cheers for @saint_wynona !
THE WYNONA STONE POEMS is "a moving portrait of a largely unrealized life. Few books of poetry have done this sort of character so well."—Publishers Weekly
Oregonians, it's @aaronbelz! Reading #poetry tomorrow @georgefox University! He's wise and he's wry!
Forgive me. / I followed the instructions I was given. —Cynthia Marie Hoffman
"Shake your head./Dance until your bones clatter. What a prize/you are. What a lucky sack of stars."—Gabrielle Calvocoressi @rocketfantastic
"My grandmother says the saints don’t want me to sleep, they want me up and ringing the sunlight…"—Amy Newman, Dear Editor @NewmanAmyL
At #AWP15 ? Come to Persea's 40th bday reading at in Room 101 B&C, Level 1 at 12pm.
Look, fields are rising— And they are, the bright Snow-stripped fields, Like a shroud Or a female voice —from "Night Drive," Kate Northrop
"Your husband's face is right before your eyes. / The way a man moves, how can you think of anything else,"—Cynthia Marie Hoffman
“How/ great a flood pumps the heart, sends/ our veins humming?”—Mitchell LH Douglas #valentinesday @MLHDouglas
Tarheels, @aaronbelz is reading @FlyleafBook on 12 Feb. There's a chance he'll be romantic! Don't miss him! @rocketfantastic