Tag: Poetry

Tag: Poetry

University of Pittsburgh Press at the Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books

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University of Pittsburgh Press at the Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books

The University of Pittsburgh Press is proud to be taking part in the first ever Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books on Saturday, May 14! The first ever GPFB is an all day, free event, spread across six venues in East Liberty, paying tribute to Pittsburgh’s rich literary community and love of reading. Featuring over thirty nationally renowned authors with ties to Pittsburgh, dozens of amazing poets, kids story times and activities, entertainment, books and comic stores, publishers, and more—it will be a true celebration. A number of Press authors will be giving readings and signing books, and we will also…

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Read Smarter: Read a Collection of Poems

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Read Smarter: Read a Collection of Poems

Read Smarter is a reading challenge designed by University of Pittsburgh Press, Manchester University Press, MIT Press, Northwestern University Press, Syracuse University Press, University of Virginia Press, and Princeton University Press. Each month we will highlight one of the challenge prompts and provide suggested titles to help fulfill the prompts. The fourth prompt for Read Smarter is “Read a collection of poems.” This can be a collection by a single author or an anthology, a book of haiku or a book of complex free verse, as long as it’s published by a university press! You can download the full checklist here: Read…

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