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Updated: Mar 14

If you have some time, please stop by the Saints & Sinners Literary Festival (virtually) from New Orleans this weekend. Join Robert L. Giron who will be reading on Sunday the 14th at 12 to 12.50 Central Time or 1 to 2.50 Eastern Time, with Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Perry Brass, Alden Jones, Conner Nelson, Felice Picano and Tammy Lynne Stoner. Follow the link and register to attend for free.

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Updated: Mar 6

Be sure to stop by the Gival Press Virtual Table during the 2021 AWP Conference (Thursday through Saturday) on March 4th, 5th, and 6th from 3.30 PM to 6.00 PM ET.

Also, visit with authors William Orem and Matthew Pennock on Saturday:

William Orem, "Miss Lucy" (fiction) from 2 PM to 3 PM ET

Matthew Pennock, "The Miracle Machine: poems" from 4 PM to 5 PM ET


Rich Murphy ("Voyeur," Gival Press Poetry Award, 2008) has been busy. Here below is a list of his books and recent prizes under his belt:

“Space Craft,” (Wipf and Stock, 2021) “The Left Behind” won the 2020 Press Americana Poetry Prize 2021 "Prophet Voice Now," (Common Ground Research Network, 2020) "Practitioner Joy," (Wipf and Stock, 2020) "Asylum Seeker,"(Press Americana, 2018) "Body Politic," (Prolific Press, 2017) In 2013 he won the Press Americana Poetry Prize for "Americana"