Exceeds Us

Leah Poole Osowski

Before After

Owen McLeod

The Day Every Day Is

Lee Upton

Saturnalia Updates and News

Our winners have been announced! The winning manuscript, Along the Road Everyone Must Travel by Danielle Pafunda, was chosen for the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize by guest judge Hoa Nguyen.

Saturnalia Books’ staff selected Resemblance/與 by Jonathan Chou and SLIP by Nicole Callihan for the two Alma Book Awards.

Click here to see our full press release and learn more!

Our spring books have arrived! Visit the Bookshop for Leah Poole Osowski’s Exceeds Us, Owen McLeod’s Before After and Lee Upton’s The Day Every Day Is, winner of the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize.

Jimmie Cumbie has praised Jacob Sunderlin’s debut This We in the Back of the House in his review at Plume Poetry, describing the poems as “a big beating heart meeting serious craft.”

You can read the full review here. If you don’t have Jacob Sunderlin’s book yet, you can get your copy at the bookstore.

Lee Upton’s newest book The Day Every Day Is, described as “a vivid, compelling collection by an erudite poet,” has been reviewed by Kirkus Reviews. Click here to read the full review from Kirkus Reviews at their official website. You can find Lee Upton’s book as part of our Spring 2023 releases.

Leah Poole Osowski’s book Exceeds Us has been reviewed by Publishers Weekly! Click here to read the full review from Publishers Weekly at their official website. You can get a copy of Osowski’s book as part of our Spring 2023 releases.

We are excited to announce that Dolore Minimo by Giovanna Christina Vivinetto, translated from Italian by Gabriella Fee and Dora Malech, has been selected for the 2023 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation Longlist. Congratulations to all those involved!

Learn more about the PEN America awards and see all of the works featured on the 2023 longlists. Click here to learn more about Dolore Minimo and purchase a copy.

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