The Translator’s Sister –  Mary Winegarden
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 81 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2011, ISBN 978-1936419-029 In response to the unexpected death of her sister Katharine Washburn, Mary Winegarden has taken on the challenge of translating their lives into living language. Using phrases from Washburn’s work as her foil, Winegarden creates a moving meditation on the bonds of sisterhood.…

After The Firestorm – Susan Kolodny
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 62pp. $13.95 plus S&H 2011, ISBN 978-1-936419-07-4 Susan Kolodny draws on her work as a clinical psychoanalyst in her first collection of poetry, After the Firestorm. Kolodny’s evocative style arises from an imagination both sensory and analytical. The poems suggest the unity of love and suffering, and walk a difficult line…

Janet Planet –   Eleanor Lerman
Fiction. Paper, Perfect Bound. 208pp. $17.95 plus S&H 2011, ISBN 978-1-936419-067   “Janet Planet” by Eleanor Lerman is available in a Kindle edition. Click here to download from Amazon Janet Planet is a unique work that attempts to showcase the young and rebellious spirit of a Woodstock generation that eventually grew up-and away-from those glorious…

Nothing More To Tell –   George Dila
Trade Paperback. 100pp. $15.95 plus S&H 2011, ISBN 978-1-936419-05-0   “Nothing More to Tell” by George Dila is available in a Kindle edition. Click here to download from Amazon. Nothing More to Tell brings together short stories that reflect the combined effects of history, family, and society on the men and women of Michigan’s small…

Stranger Air – Stacie Leatherman
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 84 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2011, ISBN 978-1936419-036 Stacie Leatherman’s dynamic poems inhabit the cusp between the domestic and the utterly strange. To read them is to travel where we haven’t been before, where things seem lost or on the verge of disappearing. To make something from nothing, out of the…

Breathing in the Dark – Howard Schwartz
Illustrations by Erica Kriss Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 92 pp. $15.95 plus s&h 2011, ISBN 978-1936419-005 Also available in laminated hardcover. $24.95 plus s&h. Howard Schwartz is a contemporary master of the parable, the short lyric and the tale. In Breathing in the Dark, he has multiplied his dreams, his myths, and his stories into…

They Say This Is How Death Came into the World – Paul Dickey
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 78 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2011, ISBN 978-0932412-997 Paul Dickey’s poems demonstrate perfectly how irony and wit can serve as little bits of salvation in a world that may not be entirely against us, but isn’t much for us, either. The poems in They Say This Is How Death Came into…

No Eden – Sally Rosen Kindred
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 70 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2011, ISBN 978-0932412-980 The poems in No Eden merge the landscapes of a rainy girlhood in the American South and the mythic world of Noah and the Flood. In these poems, a backyard stretches between a mother and daughter–the lessons of “distance tender and biblical.” The…

Naked Woman Listening at Keyhole – Sophia Rivkin
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 44 pp. $13.95 plus s&h 2011, ISBN 978-1936419-043 Sophia Rivkin’s poetry simmers with visceral energy and surreal leaps. It is made of the dark soup of her Russian heritage, the light broth of her word play, and the sustaining whimsy of her artist’s eye. If language—in a well-chosen epigraph for the…