“The Robot Scientist’s Daughter” by Jeannine Hall Gailey added to Horror Writers Association Bram Stoker Award Preliminary Ballot
Mayapple Press is very pleased to note that The Robot Scientist’s Daughter by Jeannine Hall Gailey has been added to the preliminary ballot of the Horror Writers Association’s Bram Stoker Award. Gailey’s book is listed as a “Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection”. Active and Lifetime members of the Association will vote on the Preliminary…

An interview with Mayapple Press author Susan Azar Porterfield, winner of 2015 Cider Press Review Prize
  Late last year we noted that Mayapple author Susan Azar Portefield had been awarded the 2015 Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize. On Tuesday January 12th Geosi Gyasi posted a very interesting interview with Susan Azar Porterfield on Geosi Reads. Here’s a winner: Geosi Gyasi: What is the best time to write? Susan Porterfield: In…

Mayapple author Jessica Goodfellow named Artist In Residence – Denali National Park, Alaska
Jessica Goodfellow, author of Mendeleev’s Mandala, has been named one of six Artists In Residence at Alaska’s Denali National Park for 2016. The park is the home of the mountain sometimes known as Mount McKinley. From the press release: Since 2002 more than 65 accomplished artists, writers and composers have participated in the program. Following…

Jeannine Hall Gailey’s “Robot Scientist’s Daughter” makes the Goodreads Choice Awards semifinal – Please go vote for it!
Mayapple Press is pleased to announce that Jeannine Hall Gailey’s The Robot Scientist’s Daughter has been nominated to the semi-finals of the Goodreads Choice award in the poetry category. The voting page is here: https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-poetry-books-2015 (It you’re not signed in to Goodreads, that page will ask you to do so first. If you’re not a…

Mayapple Press authors Judith Kerman and Helen Ruggieri to read  – Saugerties , NY – Thursday October 22, 2015
Judith Kerman and Helen Ruggieri will each read from their new books at the New World Home Cooking Poetry Series on Thursday October 22nd, 2015. Judith Kerman’s “Postcards from America” has just been published by Post Traumatic Press. Judith will happily sign copies of this and her other books after the event. Helen Ruggieri’s “The…

Poetry Daily chooses Kita Shantiris for their Poem of the Day
A poem from What Snakes Want by Kita Shantiris has been selected for Poetry Daily’s “Poem of the Day” feature. Poetry Daily plans to present “Making Sparks” on Saturday October 3rd. Read “Making Sparks” on Poetry Daily here (on and after Saturday October 3rd, 2015) You can read see reviews and another poem from the…

Sara Carson’s “Buick City” reviewed in Rain Taxi
Sarah Carson’s Buick City is reviewed in the Fall 2015 issue of Rain Taxi (Volume 20, Number 3, #79). Penny Guisinger writes: Sentences […] seem to careen recklessly around corners, but they are imbued with gravity, built to keep readers from being flung off the track. Each narrative swells to fill every small shred of…