Saturnalia Annual Contest is Here!

Since AWP, we have kicked off our annual Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize! This year, our judge, Ross Gay, will be reading through the best that Saturnalia has to offer. All of our guidelines and our Submittable link can be found here. Winners receive $2,000 and publication by Saturnalia Books. We look forward to receiving your submission!

We have some extremely exciting news regarding our annual reading, our latest Saturnalia Poetry Prize winner, and our NEWLY RELEASED BOOKS! Make sure to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information on everything Saturnalia Books is doing!


NEW Saturnalia Books Out NOW!


Our latest books, Telepathologies by Cortney Lamar CharlestonThe True Book for Animal Homes by Allison Titus, and Sweet Insurgent by Elyse Fenton are ALL OUT NOW! Get your hands on them today!


Cortney Lamar Charleston: Breakout Poet 


Since winning the 2016 Saturalia Books Poetry Prize, Cortney has seen great success with his bookTelepathologies. He has been featured on the cover of POETRY and just received a fellowship from the New Jersey Council of Arts. While he continues to receive recognition for his poetry, he has not gotten comfortable– he has begun work on his newest manuscript.


Annual Saturnalia Poetry Reading in Philadelphia


Saturnalia Books hosts its annual poetry reading. Join us this year at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, April 6th from 6pm to 8pm!
This years poets include: Saturnalia poets Cortney Lamar Charleston (Telepathologies), Allison Titus (The True Book of Animal Homes) and Stephanie Rogers (Plucking the Stinger). Fritz Ward will also be reading (author of Tsunami Diorama). We look forward to seeing you there!

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