Allison Joseph’s “Mercurial” in Poetry Magazine’s January Reading List
Mayapple Press is pleased to say that Allison Joseph’s “Mercurial” has been mentioned in Poetry Magazine’s January 2017 Reading List. Writing in the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet blog, Aimee Nezhukumatathil says: Another gem that was a delight to read and savor out loud is Allison Joseph’s gorgeous ruby of a chapbook, Mercurial (Mayapple Press), which reminds…

In Which We See Our Selves: American Ghazals – Eric Torgersen
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 44 pages 2017, ISBN: 978-1-936419-72-2 $12.95 + $4 S&H Note: You don’t have to have a PayPal account in order to use the PayPal button, just a credit card. With In Which We See Our Selves, Eric Torgersen begins with the formal structure of the ghazal as popularized by Agha Shahid…

A White Page Demands Its Letters – Toni Ortner
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 40 pages 2016, ISBN: 978-1-936419-70-8 $12.95 + S&H Note: You don’t have to have a PayPal account in order to use the PayPal button, just a credit card. In A White Page Demands Its Letters, Toni Ortner records the pain of divorce and other loss. The poetic cycle, Dream Sequence, placed…

“The Robot Scientist’s Daughter” by Jeannine Hall Gailey places in SFPA Elgin Award
Mayapple Press is proud to note that “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter” by Jeannine Hall Gailey has been awarded runner-up for the Science Fiction Poetry Association’s Elgin Award. The Elgin Awards, named for SFPA founder Suzette Haden Elgin, are presented annually by SFPA for books published in the preceding two years in two categories, Chapbook and…

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…

Ledge – Nola Garrett
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 94 pages 2016, ISBN: 978-1-936419-68-5 $15.95 + S&H Note: You don’t have to have a PayPal account in order to use the PayPal button, just a credit card. The various speakers of Nola Garrett’s Ledge: New and Selected Poems talk with each other even as they confront their crisis decisions, well…