Tales of the Tetragrammaton – Paul Nemser
Poetry / Prose-poems; Paper, Perfect Bound. 30 pages 2014, ISBN: 978-1-936419-43-2 $12.95 Note: You don’t have to have a PayPal account in order to use the PayPal button, just a credit card. With Tales of the Tetragrammaton, poet Paul Nemser reaches into his own childhood memories to explore the mystery at the heart of ordinary…

The Translator’s Sister –  Mary Winegarden
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 81 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2011, ISBN 978-1936419-029 In response to the unexpected death of her sister Katharine Washburn, Mary Winegarden has taken on the challenge of translating their lives into living language. Using phrases from Washburn’s work as her foil, Winegarden creates a moving meditation on the bonds of sisterhood.…

The Russian Writer’s Daughter –  Lydia S. Rosner
Memoir. Paper, Perfect Bound. 104pp. $15.95 plus S&H 2012, ISBN 978-1-936419-10-4 The Russian Writer’s Daughter by Lydia S. Rosner is a collection of lively autobiographical stories about growing up in a Russian-American Jewish household in the stifling political atmosphere of the Red Scare. At the center of these memories is Lyduce’s father, whose complex personality…

Kibbe – Susan Azar Porterfield
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 62pp. $13.95 plus S&H 2012, ISBN 978-1-936419-08-1 The pieces that make up Kibbe document a life spent journeying “Between Two Worlds”: the author’s America and the Lebanon of her family heritage. In Porterfield’s vision, people and places long departed can be conjured back through memory and language; “the land of the…

Metal and Plum: A Memoir – Andrei Guruianu
Prose. Paper, Perfect Bound. 124pp. $16.95 plus S&H 2010, ISBN 978-0932412-966   “Metal and Plum: A Memoir” by Andrei Guruianu is available on Kindle. Download from Amazon here Metal and Plum: A Memoir by Andrei Guruianu reviewed at New Pages Soccer balls putter down dusty streets, classmates forage through dumps for toys, while friends carry…

Voice: Poems – Allison Joseph
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 36pp. $12.95 plus S&H 2009, ISBN 978-0932412-751 This enjoyable collection further demonstrates Allison Joseph’s uncanny grasp of language and image, along with a kind of playful and soulful voice that makes her poetry accessible to all. Allison Joseph interviewed at LunchTicket Extraction by Allison Joseph If there’s a poem in you,…

Saunas – Jane Piirto
This item is part of the Book of the Month Special Offers! Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 100 pp. $15.95 plus s&h 2008, ISBN 978-0932412-645 From the frozen landscapes of her Finnish forebears to the ice-clear rivers and cold fields of Michigan’s Upper Pennisula, Jane Piirto paints a personal and extraordinary picture. These deeply moving poems…

Poemas Callejeros / Streetwise Poems – Johanny Vázquez Paz
Poetry – bilingual. Paper, perfect bound, 74 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 0-932412-46-7 These sensuous and passionate poems explore one of the many strands of contemporary Latino immigrant experience, dancing the tropical sensibility of Puerto Rico among Chicago’s concrete and broken glass. In Spanish and English, with translations by the author. 2007 PEN Beyond…

Lands I Live In –  Zilka Joseph
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 42 pp. $12.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 0-932412-47-5 In richly detailed, exuberant poems, Zilka Joseph embraces the vivid passions of her childhood home in Calcutta and the complex hopes and fears implicit in her move to the Midwest. These poems capture in evocative and specific ways the living-in-two cultures of America…

Detroit Stories – Rhoda Stamell
Paper, perfect bound, 102 pp $18.50 plus s&h 2006, ISBN 0-932412-38-6   “Detroit Stories” by Rhoda Stamell is available on Kindle. Click to download from Amazon Mayapple Press’s first fiction publication. As Charles Baxter says, “All the grit, humor, intelligence and darkness of Detroit” can be found in this collection of stories about people struggling…