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Starting on September 1st, Nightboat Books invites submissions to the 2019 Nightboat Poetry Prize. The winning poet receives $1,000, a standard royalty contract, and 25 free copies of the published book. Finalists are considered for future publication. Judges:…

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PROSE READING PERIOD  We're thrilled to announce that Nightboat Books is considering prose manuscripts from July 1-Aug 15 2019. Please familiarize yourself with Nightboat Books’s editorial affinities by checking out our titles. Buy our books! Read…

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We're thrilled to share that Gillian Conoley is going on the road! She will be touring through the fall and into the spring in support of her newest book, A Little More Red Sun on the Human to be released in October. This collection of poems is also available on Consortium. Be sure to catch Conoley at one of these magical events.     October 12, 2019: Reading, Grace Cathedral, Litquake San Francisco, CA, 8 pm: October 13, 2019: Reading, Napa Valley Writer's Conference 20th anniversary, 5 pm, Napa Bookmine, 964 Pearl St., Napa, CA October 22, 2019: BOOK LAUNCH and Reading  for A Little…

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Aditi Machado’s book Emporium (Nightboat Books, 2020) has won the JAMES LAUGHLIN AWARD, which is given to recognize and support a second book of poetry forthcoming in the next calendar year. Offered since 1954 and endowed in…

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