“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…

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…