Zelda Kahan Newman visits Chicago, New York and the Library of Congress with “The Thirteenth Hour”
Zelada Kahan Newman, translator of Rivka Basman Ben-Haim’s “The Thirteenth Hour”, travels to the US this month to present readings from the book. Wednesday, September 14 7:00pm Oak Park, Chicago, IL Oak Park Temple, 1235 N Harlem Ave, Oak Park, Chicago, IL 60302 Event website: https://g.co/kgs/LCIRLY Names of other people participating in the event? :…

Woodstock Mayapple Writers’ Retreat – Public Readings Announced
The fifth annual Mayapple Writers’ Retreat will take place at Byrdcliffe in Woodstock, NY from July 26 to 31, 2016. The program includes four public readings of poetry and prose by regional and national writers. In addition to Hudson Valley participants, this year’s writers come from Arkansas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Maryland, Western and Southern Tier…

Two Mayapple Press books honored in Hoffer and Montaigne Awards
Mayapple Press is pleased to say that two of our books have been honored in the Eric Hoffer and Montaigne Medal Awards. What Snakes Want by Kita Shantiris was shortlisted for the Eric Hoffer Award. The eventual winner was The Year of Living Virtuously (Weekends Off), by Teresa Jordan, published by Counterpoint Press. The shortlist…

Mayapple author Jean Nordhaus to appear at Washington DC’s Literary Hill Bookfest and to read at Tunnicliff’s – Sunday May 1st, 2016
Jean Nordhaus, author of Memos From the Broken World will read as part of the Literary Hill Bookfest in Washington DC on Sunday May 1st. The event gets underway at 11am at Eastern Market, 225 Seventh Street, SE. Then, at 3pm, Jean and a number of other poets will read at Tunnicliff’s Tavern, just across…