the website of Bordighera Press, a “small” Italian/American publishing
house that specializes in projects dealing with the culture of Italy and
that of the Italians in the Americas, specifically North America and the
We make no excuses for being “small”; we do a
limited list of select titles per year and we like it this way. We are
different, we believe, because among what we publish are also those works
that, while most worthy of publication, may not always see the light of
day for reasons that have absolutely nothing to do with their inherent
Our books have opened doors that had previously seemed to
be sometimes hermetically sealed. Others have become required texts at
colleges and universities, and others still have won national and
Equally significant, we believe, is our
poetry contest, The Bordighera Poetry Prize, which gives voice to some of
our better poets and, through the accompanying Italian translation, allows
access to audiences in Italy. The Prize is generously funded by the Sonia
Raizzis Giop Charitable Foundation. For this, we owe an immense debt to
Alfredo Giop de Palchi, cultural broker par excellence and poet
extraordinaire in his own right. We are privileged indeed!
on our own history and who we are, please click here.
For information on our various publications, please click on the
appropriate icons below
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Press books are distributed by…..
Small Press Distribution
Berkeley, CA 94710-1409
(Toll-free within the US)
Web site: http://www.spdbooks.org/