Etruscan Press

Etruscan Press Etruscan Press publishes books of poems, novels, short stories, creative nonfiction, criticism, and anthologies.
Etruscan Press is a nonprofit cooperative of poets and writers. Housed in the offices of the graduate creative writing program of Wilkes University, and partnering with Youngstown State University, Etruscan is distributed nationally by Small Press Distribution and Consortium Book Sales and Distribution. We publish books of poems, novels, short stories, creative non-fiction, criticism, and anthologies.

We publish books of poems, novels, short stories, creative non-fiction, criticism, translation, and anthologies. Three of our poetry collections have been National Book Award finalists; one of our titles was chosen as the Poetry Society of America’s First Book Award, and three poems have been chosen for Best American Poetry.

Mission: We are working to produce and promote books that nurture the dialogue among genres, achieve a distinctive voice, and reshape the literary and cultural histories of which we are a part.

Congratulations to Fran Reilly, Etruscan Grad Assistant at Wilkes and new Executive Director of News Leaders Association...
05/04/2020
FRAN REILLY JOINS NEWS LEADERS ASSOCIATION AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR — News Leaders Assocation

Congratulations to Fran Reilly, Etruscan Grad Assistant at Wilkes and new Executive Director of News Leaders Association.

May 4, 2020 Fran Reilly, an innovative leader with a 30-year career building sustainable growth in media, is the new Executive Director of the News Leaders Association. Reilly is passionate about the future of journalism, leadership development and sponsoring diversity initiatives that strengthen

04/26/2020
Acapella

Acapella

Made with Acapella

04/20/2020

H.L. Hix discusses his new book of essays, DEMONSTRATEGY, with Etruscan editor Philip Brady

04/16/2020
Sheryl St Germain reading from 50 Miles

Sheryl St Germain reading from 50 Miles

Poet Sheryl St. Germain reads from her new book of linked essays from Etruscan Press, 50 Miles. These wide-ranging lyric essays address addiction, the death ...

THE CABIN
04/15/2020

THE CABIN

"Why did the bargain insist I must scatter whole
lung-spans of days to life’s outer circumference?"

Today, poet Diane Raptosh brings us A Corona of Sonnets dedicated to the philosopher Mary Midgley (1919-2018). Read them all here: https://buff.ly/2yeKYRM

#WritersAtHome #BoiseCreates #poetry #quarantinepoetry #poetrycommunity #amreading

04/13/2020
Akashic Books

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Akashic Publisher Johnny Temple and Editorial Director Ibrahim Ahmad discuss publishing with Etruscan Executive Director Phil Brady

Akashic Publisher Johnny Temple and Editorial Director Ibrahim Ahmad discuss the role of Akashic and independent presses in the publishing industry. Moderate...

04/10/2020
Akashic Books

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWwyagNqvek&t=2s

Akashic Publisher Johnny Temple and Editorial Director Ibrahim Ahmad discuss literary publishing

Akashic Publisher Johnny Temple and Editorial Director Ibrahim Ahmad discuss the role of Akashic and independent presses in the publishing industry. Moderate...

Etruscan Press Spring 2020 Newsletter
04/06/2020
Etruscan Press Spring 2020 Newsletter

Etruscan Press Spring 2020 Newsletter

I started planning an eight-week book tour for Fifty Miles in early 2019. With the help and generosity of friends and colleagues, I’d managed to put together a tour for 2020 that would span nine cities and seven states. Fifty Miles is a memoir about addiction, grief and healing that focuses on my ...

Protect our climate and communities with Greenpeace!
02/20/2020
Protect our climate and communities with Greenpeace!

Protect our climate and communities with Greenpeace!

I'm in solidarity with Greenpeace as we confront the people and corporations who have abused their power at the expense of our planet! Greenpeace doesn’t take a dime from corporations or governments, so I just made a donation – I encourage you to do the same.

Tim Seibles on Writing in the Trump Era (by Nin Andrews)
01/24/2020
Tim Seibles on Writing in the Trump Era (by Nin Andrews)

Tim Seibles on Writing in the Trump Era (by Nin Andrews)

NA: In this era of Trump and the Republican stranglehold on truth, I have been having a hard time writing, or even thinking about writing. I feel helpless when I read the news or talk to people who are so politically different from me. Yesterday, I was at the doctor’s office, listening to two elde...

Etruscan Managing Editor Bill Schneider, authors Sheryl St. Germain and Tim Seibles, Executive Editor Bob Mooney, Produc...
01/14/2020

Etruscan Managing Editor Bill Schneider, authors Sheryl St. Germain and Tim Seibles, Executive Editor Bob Mooney, Production Editor Pamela Turchin, and Executive Director Phil Brady at Jan 2020 Wilkes Creative Writing Program Residency.

Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing
12/19/2019

Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing

Are you reading?
Faculty member Jeff Talarigo’s In the Cemetery of the Orange Trees was published by Etruscan Press in 2018.

It is late 1948 and days before his wife is to give birth for the first time, Ghassan is approached by two talking jackals threatening that, if he doesn’t paint the signs of the newly named villages and towns, his wife will give birth to a goat. Thus begins the exile to Gaza of Ghassan and his goat.

50 Miles by Sheryl St. Germain | Etruscan Press
12/16/2019
50 Miles by Sheryl St. Germain | Etruscan Press

50 Miles by Sheryl St. Germain | Etruscan Press

50 Miles is a memoir in linked essays that addresses addiction and alcoholism. The book traces the life of the author’s son, Gray, a talented but troubled young man, and his death from a drug overdose at thirty, as well as the author’s own recovery from substance abuse.

SITI Company: “The Bacchae”
10/31/2019
SITI Company: “The Bacchae”

SITI Company: “The Bacchae”

A Greek classic finds a new life in the hands of Anne Bogart and the renowned SITI Company. In a “spellbinding modern update” by Aaron Poochigian, The Bacchae reorients the tragedy of King Pentheus and Dionysus as a vividly contemporary showdown between patriarchy and gender anarchy (Los Angeles...

Glucksman Ireland House NYU
10/29/2019

Glucksman Ireland House NYU

Join us in celebration with the Irish Arts Center at the 11th annual #PoetryFest Nov. 1st-3rd!
This collection of events, curated by Nick Laird, is a journey into an orbit of ideas and thoughts with some of the world’s most eminent poets from Ireland and North America.

More info HERE: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__irishartscenter.org_event_poetry-2Dfest-2D2019&d=DwMFAg&c=slrrB7dE8n7gBJbeO0g-IQ&r=NFtnBcwqrz1s4J8iglXDwVigHLiKWlhhW8b91piJ67M&m=dkVXeccaHVXk8FlW4QALyGXZT33Yt0qXVUMFFCxjpZE&s=sEUuO3J4i_6mUDKemNKnexw1eGCuUP81OGnZxenWZEg&e=

#Ireland #Irish #writers #IrishAmerican #literature #poetry #art

Diane Raptosh
10/28/2019

Diane Raptosh

Poetry lovers! In an interactive setting, Diane Raptosh will read from her most recent book of poems, Human Directional, as well as from her American Amnesiac, which was longlisted for the National Book Award. The former Boise Poet Laureate and Idaho-Writer-in-Residence (2013-2017), Raptosh received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts (2018).
The College of Idaho Etruscan Press
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#poetry #instagrampoetry #idaho #reading #art #events #poetsofinstagram #words

TPS! Diane Raptosh Edition
10/26/2019
TPS! Diane Raptosh Edition

TPS! Diane Raptosh Edition

From https://www.dianeraptosh.com/about.php: A graduate of the University of Michigan MFA Program, Diane Raptosh served as the Idaho Writer-in- Residence (2013-2016) and the Boise Poet Laureate (2013). Her most recent book of poems, American Amnesiac (Etruscan Press), was Longlisted for the 2013 Nat...

This is (NOT) a Holiday Show
10/23/2019
This is (NOT) a Holiday Show

This is (NOT) a Holiday Show

Join us at Sirens of Gotham and Voices of Gotham's annual show, where we will present an evening of harmony that happens to be during the holiday season, but during which there actually...won't be any holiday music... OR WILL THERE? Our featured guest is top-10 International Quartet & YouTube ~ * Se...

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