Mayapple Press is a small literary press founded in 1978 by poet and editor Judith Kerman. We celebrate literature that is both challenging and accessible: poetry that transcends the categories of "mainstream" and "avant-garde"; women's writing; the Great Lakes/Northeastern culture; the recent immigrant experience; poetry in translation; science fiction poetry.
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The Perfect Heart: Selected & New Poems – Geof Hewitt

The Perfect Heart: Selected & New Poems - Geof Hewitt

Paper, perfect bound, 110 pp
$16.95 plus s&h
2010, ISBN 978-0932412-928

The Perfect Heart documents 45 years of extraordinary work by a poet who, according to David Ray, “is a true heir of Frost and Carruth, their tonalities and breadth of concern and vision, and shares their grounding in mythic Vermont. [Hewitt] is open to a multitude of leadings, never with restricted agendas, and fearlessly takes the reader along as a trusted friend and confidante. This book could aptly be called Love Tokens, for that’s what most of the poems are. This is a collection to celebrate with each reading.”


The Perfect Heart
by Geof Hewitt

Scouring the beach for stones tumbled smooth,
He also looks for those in the

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Metal and Plum: A Memoir – Andrei Guruianu

Metal and Plum: A Memoir - Andrei Guruianu


Prose. Paper, Perfect Bound. 124pp.
$16.95 plus S&H
2010, ISBN 978-0932412-966


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Soccer balls putter down dusty streets, classmates forage through dumps for toys, while friends

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Translate into English – Don Cellini

Translate into English - Don Cellini

Translate into English – Don Cellini

Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 70 pp
$14.95 plus s&h
2010, ISBN 978-0932412-911

Translate into English is framed with grammatical instructions from a turn-of-the-century Spanish lesson book. Possessing a rare elegance and integrity, Cellini’s poems are intelligent and clever while capturing subtle emotions. From the compelling concept to the fine execution of these poetic vignettes—each work, each poem, every page is necessary to the whole. And the whole is a unique and beautiful experience.

No es cosa fácil el escribir un buen poema.
by Don Cellini

The wind blew a few syllables under the crack of the door. A few syllables, perhaps a phrase, that’s it. February’s fury. Some consonance. A subtle rhyme. Through the

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How We Move the Air – Garnett Kilberg Cohen

How We Move the Air - Garnett Kilberg Cohen


Paper, perfect bound, 110 pp
$16.95 plus s&h
2010, ISBN 978-0932412-935


  “How We Move the Air” by Garnett Kilberg Cohen is available on Kindle. Click to download from Amazon

How We Move the Air tells the story of musician Jake Doyle’s suicide and how, over time, it affected those who knew him. In seven linked stories, Garnett Kilberg Cohen explores the complex ways in which people choose to remember—or not remember—the past.

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